§ Mr. Win Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has on the impact on disabled people of the use of domestic rate relief.
§ Mr. Key
Under the Rating (Disabled Persons) Act 1978 local authorities were required, on application from the occupier of a dwelling, to grant rate rebates in respect of facilities provided for the disabled. With the abolition of domestic rates, these provisions of the Act have been repealed.