HC Deb 01 May 1990 vol 171 c500W
Mr. Gould

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what further plans he has to introduce local government legislation in this Session; what that legislation will cover; how much of it will be retrospective in effect; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Chris Patten

I refer the hon. Member to the answer by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment of 30 March to my hon. Friend the Member for Isle of Wight (Mr. Field),Official Report, Vol. 170, column 346.