HC Deb 27 November 1941 vol 376 c911W
Sir R. Gower

asked the Minister of Health whether he can now state the attitude of all the different county councils whose areas border on exposed coast lines, North-East, East, South-East, South', South-West, with regard to the suggested relief to the rates, especially in relation to any State subsidisation of precept income of contributory local authorities?

Mr. E. Brown

I have received representations from one county council in regard to the method of assistance to local authorities outlined in the statement of my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 5th September, 1940, and I have asked the council to send a deputation to my Department to discuss the matter.

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