HC Deb 01 March 1985 vol 74 c295W
Mr. Straw

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment under what circumstances he would propose to use his powers under section 22 of or schedule 3 to the Local Government Finance Act 1982 to give directions to the Audit Commission.

Mr. Kenneth Baker

My right hon. Friend has reserve and discretionary powers under section 22 and schedule 3 of the Local Government Finance Act 1982; any case would need to be considered individually on its merits.

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