HC Deb 02 May 1985 vol 78 c188W
Q62. Mr. Kirkwood

asked the Prime Minister when she expects to be in a position to publish Her Majesty's Government's proposals to reform the rating system; and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Biffen

I have been asked to reply.

When the Government have formulated proposals for reforming local government finance as a result of the studies now in progress they will be published for consultation. It is too early to say when this might be; but it is hoped it might be possible later this year.

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