HC Deb 08 March 1967 vol 742 c279W
65. Mr. Fowler

asked the Minister of Transport whether she will seek to make a special grant to those small local authorities whose ratepayers will otherwise bear an excessively heavy burden as a consequence of replacing existing traffic signs by the new system of Worboys signs by 31st December, 1967.

Mr. Stephen Swingler

I think that the rate support grant is the most appropriate way of providing Exchequer assistance for expenditure on traffic signs.

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