Commons debate on the Local Government Bill

Title
Commons debate on the Local Government Bill
Genre
Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
3 Dec 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:12:29
Description
House of Commons debate on the Local Government Bill. Conservative MP, Patrick Jenkin on how much the Great London Council has cost ratepayers, and the savings which would result from its abolition. An unidentified male former home secretary (poss. Merlyn Rees) challenges Jenkin on police force funding, and calls for a white paper. Labour MP, Jack Cunningham attacks the Conservative record in local government.
Contributors
Patrick Jenkin; Jack Cunningham; Merlyn Rees?
Keywords
Legislation; London; Local government; Government; Police; Conservative Party; GLC; Finance; William Waldegrave; Home Office; Centralization; Local Government Bill; Local Government Act 1986; Kenneth Baker

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