HC Deb 22 January 1988 vol 125 cc883-4W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he will announce a decision on Newport borough council's application of 1984 to be designated a library authority under the provisions of the Local Government Bill 1972.

Mr. Grist

I expect to be able to do so shortly.

Mr. peter Walker

Increases in local government electorate by welsh county since 1982 are given in the following table: