HC Deb 19 February 1990 vol 167 c552W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will provide for the districts of Stirling, Perth and Kinross and Ross, Cromarty and Skye the number and rateable value of houses and so on, immediately prior to the introduction of the poll tax with a rateable value not exceeding £100 and by(a) £50 steps to £400, (b) £100 steps to £800, (c) £800 to £1,000, (d) £1,000 to £1,500 and (e) over £1,500.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

Information is not available in the form requested. The available information is given in the table:

monetary gaps through devaluation of the green pound in the current price-fixing negotiations. We are seeking a substantial devaluation as part of our commitment to remove all monetary gaps by 1992. The high level of interest rates is necessary to control inflation which, if unchecked, would harm the farming industry as much as other sectors of the economy.

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