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Ministry of Housing and Local Government

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1970 The parallel and in some respects overlapping interests of the Ministry of Public Building and Works and the Ministry of Housing and Local Government were contributory factors leading to the setting up in November 1970 of the Department of the Environment, which absorbed them both, together with the Ministry of Transport.

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