§ Mr. Ron Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is yet in a position to confirm that the new electoral divisions for Cumbria will be operative for the May 1981 elections.
§ Mr. Mayhew
Yes. My right hon. Friend made an order on 16 January giving effect, without modifications, to the proposals of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England for new electoral arrangements for Cumbria at the elections to be held in May 1981.