HC Deb 20 November 1956 vol 560 c1527
19. Mr. McInnes

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if the committee appointed to review all aspects of local government finance, including industrial derating, has yet completed its deliberations; and if he intends publishing the Report.

Mr. J. N. Browne

No, Sir. I cannot at this stage add anything to what was said in the Most Gracious Speech.

Mr. McInnes

Does this Committee comprise the same personnel as considered the housing subsidies and rents? if so, I can assure the hon. Member that the Committee is quite capable of producing evidence suitable for the Government's policy.

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