HC Deb 26 July 1990 vol 177 c381W
Mr. David Martin

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what reductions in expenditure(a) in central Goverment and (b) in local government have been achieved arising from the abolition of the Greater London council and the metropolitan county councils.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

The projected long-term annual saving resulting from staff savings following abolition of the GLC and metropolitan county councils is estimated at £100 million.