HC Deb 21 May 1980 vol 985 cc257-8W
Mr. Gummer

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will take into account the cost of maintaining village schools in any re-assessment of the calculation of the rate support grant or its successor.

Mr. King

Officials from central and

on a new method of assessing standard expenditure for rate support grant purposes. I would expect the method finally chosen to take account of the various factors which influence local authority costs.

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