§ Mr. Hoyle
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his reply of 23 February, Official Report, column 96, if he will publish in the Official Report, the text of the direction issued in March 1985 to Warrington and Runcorn Development Corporation under section 43 of the New Towns Act 1981.
§ Mr. John Patten
The text of the direction issued in March 1985 to the Warrington and Runcorn development corporation and Warrington borough council under section 43 of the New Towns Act 1981 is as follows:
DIRECTION UNDER SECTION 43( I ) WITH RESPECT TO THE NEW
TOWN OF WARRINGTON
Whereas the condition mentioned in section 43(2)(b) of the New Towns Act 1981 is satisfied with respect to the new town of Warrington;
Now therefore the Secretary of State for the Environment in exercise of his powers under section 43(1) of the said Act, hereby directs the Warrington and Runcorn Development Corporation and the Warrington Borough Council (being the council of a district within which the area of the new town of Warrington is situated) to enter into consultations with him, with each other and with the council of any other district within which any part of the area of the new town or any dwellings of the new town or any associated property is or arc situated, with a view to a transfer scheme being made in respect of the new town of Warrington by the Warrington and Runcorn Development Corporation and the Warrington Borough Council.
Any expression which is used in this direction and which is also used in the said Act shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the same meaning as it has in that Act.547W
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State A. J. C. Simcock, an Assistant Secretary in the 21 March Department of the Environment.