§ Mr. Heddle
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Mid-Staffordshire of 23 January, Official Report, c. 401, specifically what steps he is taking to keep a close watch on the implementation of section 142 of the Local Government Act 1972.813W
§ Mr. Waldegrave
My Department receives representations about the use made of this power, and examples of material published. These are examined and recorded for reference.