Mr Major’s Written Question on Local Authority Expenditure – 2 July 1980

The text of Mr Major’s Parliamentary written question on Local Authority Expenditure, published on 2nd July 1980.

Mr. Major Asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what further consultation he is having with the local authority associations on overspending by local authorities.

Mr. Heseltine I have no meetings planned before 31 July the date due for the submission of revised budgets for local authority expenditure for 1980-81, but I hold regular meetings with local authorities in the Consultative Council on Local Government Finance.