HC Deb 22 January 1930 vol 234 c216W
Commander BELLAIRS

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has any figures for a particular British industry and/or an industry in a particular locality, such as Glasgow or Sheffield, showing the burden of local rates in adding to the cost of the product; and, if so, whether he will circulate them?


I assume that this question relates to the position subsequent to the coming into operation of the de-rating provisions of the Local Government Act, 1929, on 1st October last. I regret, however, that no figures of the kind are available.

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