HC Deb 17 May 1888 vol 326 c532

asked the President of the Local Government Board, Whether, under the Local Government Bill, the Treasury will continue to contribute to Local Authorities money in lieu of rates on Government property?

THE PRESIDENT (Mr. RITCHIE) (Tower Hamlets, St. George's)

The arrangement under which the Treasury make contributions to Local Authorities in lieu of rates on Government property will not be affected by the provisions of the Local Government Bill.