§ 42. Mr. RENTOUL
asked the Minister of Health whether any figures were supplied by his Department to the hon. Member for Cheltenham with regard to the effects of the rating scheme; and whether he can state these figures to the House?
The only figures furnished by my Department as regards the Borough of Cheltenham are those contained in Cmd. 3227.
Is it accurate to say, as the hon. Member for Cheltenham (Sir W. Preston) stated publicly, that the hon. Member made three visits to the Ministry of Health, that he was told what he described as "the old story," and that there were mistakes in arithmetic when finally a reply was forthcoming?
§ Several hon. Members rose—