HC Deb 14 July 1981 vol 8 cc329-30W
Mr. Cryer

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many local authorities were consulted regarding Exercise Hard Rock; how many have refused to take part; and if he will place in the Library a copy of the Home Office letter dated 12 May to chief executives of county councils, the director general of the Greater London Council and other local authority executives.

Mr. Mayhew

Chief executives of county councils in England and Wales, the director general of the GLC and the town clerk, City of London, were consulted in a Home Office letter dated 12 May. I am arranging for a copy to be placed in the Library.

Two county councils have indicated that they will not take part in the exercise.

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