HC Deb 11 April 1986 vol 95 c472
Mr. Galley

presented a Bill to provide that a local authority in any one year may raise rates by no more than 5 per cent. above the increase in the Retail Price Index prevailing on 1st January in the calendar year in which rates are set; to provide that the Secretary of State shall have regard to the level of rates set by a local authority in distributing rate support grant; to make provision for local authorities to put out to tender a range of services which they have a duty to provide; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 9 May and to be printed. [Bill 320.]