HC Deb 13 January 1988 vol 125 c310W
39. Mr. Simon Hughes

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will make a further statement about his responsibilities for inner-city regeneration.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The Prime Minister has asked me to assist her in the co-ordination of Government action on inner cities, and its presentation.

While there will be no change in the departmental responsibilities of Ministers with programmes involved in inner city regeneration, I will in particular be available as an initial point of contact in Government for private sector companies wanting to offer their support for our action for cities.

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