HC Deb 04 July 1988 vol 136 cc401-2W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assessment he has made of the effect of the passage of the Local Government Finance Bill on garden rates as set out in the Kensington Improvement Act 1851; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Howard

Garden square committees established under this Act currently raise money by a levy on the Borough council. They will be able to continue to make such levies under the provisions of clause 88 of the Local Government Finance Bill.

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