§ 43. Sir D. Walker-Smith
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he is aware of the adverse effect of the formula for the distribution of the general grant upon counties with populations expanding more rapidly than the average; and whether he will take action to remedy this.
§ Mr. Crossman
As I assured the House on Friday, 13th November, in reply to a Question by the hon. and noble Member for Hertford (Lord Balniel), the grievances expressed by the rapidly expanding counties are being considered as part of the general review of local government finance.