HC Deb 30 November 1998 vol 321 cc557-8

Mr. Secretary Prescott, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Michael, Mr. Stephen Byers, Ms Hilary Armstrong, Mr. Nick Raynsford and Mr. Jon Owen Jones presented a Bill to make provision imposing on local and certain other authorities requirements relating to economy, efficiency and effectiveness; and to make provision for the regulation of council tax and precepts: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed [Bill 5].