HC Deb 27 July 1988 vol 138 cc309-10W
30. Mr. Dunnachie

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take steps to ensure that no Scottish local authority is penalised by rate support grant clawback in the year 1989–90; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lang

There will be no grant penalties in respect of authorities' budgeted expenditure in 1989–90.