HC Deb 06 February 1984 vol 53 c467W
Mr. Dubs

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if the Government has considered removing one or two of the three tiers of local government in shire counties.

Mr. Waldegrave

I refer the hon. Member to paragraph 1.5 of the White Paper "Streamlining the Cities" (Cmnd. 9063) published in October 1983.