§ Mr. Powell
The Local Government Act, 1929, exempted agricultural land and buildings from rates and since then they have not been valued for rating. My right hon. Friend cannot therefore say what is the value of the exemption.239W
§ 57. Mr. Blenkinsop
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will now make a statement regarding the abolition of the de-rating of industry.
§ Mr. Sandys
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave to the hon. Member for Accrington (Mr. H. Hynd) on 31st January, of which I am sending him a copy.