HC Deb 29 April 1986 vol 96 c356W
Mr. Madden

asked the Prime Minister what criteria Her Majesty's Government use in deciding, in cases of fire disasters, whether (a) to make a direct contribution from central Government funds to the cost of restoration and repairs or (b) to leave the relevant local authority to bear the cost through increased borrowing; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

Decisions about such matters are made in the light of the circumstances surrounding individual cases.

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