§ Mr. Hamling
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his policy regarding the future of Government grants for rate assistance to local authorities; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Patrick Jenkin
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland to the Member for Clackmannan and East Stirlingshire (Mr. Douglas) on 28th October.—[Vol. 805; c. 146.]