HC Deb 13 July 1965 vol 716 c35W
22. Mr. Garrow

asked the Minister of Power if, in view of the fact that local assessors in various parts of the country are indicating that the installation of domestic off-peak block storage heaters will bring about increased rateable values, he will give a general direction to area electricity boards to refrain from suggesting in their advertisements that the installation of these heaters will not result in increased rateable values.

Mr. John Morris

I understand that in England and Wales the installation of free-standing storage heaters does not affect rateable values. The Scottish Electricity Boards are the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State.

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