§ Mr. Stephen Ross
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects his Department to finalise the arrangements for the establishment of the already approved new parish councils in the borough of Medina, Isle of Wight.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
My right hon. Friend received the Local Government Boundary Commission's proposals on114W 30 November, and the objection period does not end until 11 January. If my right hon. Friend decides to implement the proposals, the aim would be to bring the new arrangements into effect on 1 April 1985.