§ Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to make a statement on the uniform business rate.
§ Mr. Chope
My right hon. Friend told the House on 6 November his provisional view that the non-domestic rating multiplier for 1990–91 would be 36p. The final figure, which will appear in the revenue support grant report to be laid in January, will depend on later information about the non-domestic revaluation.