§ Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much Bournemouth borough council and Dorset county council will receive from the unified business rate for 1990–91; how much they received from the commercial rate in 1989–90; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Hayward
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will transfer the cost of fire and police from local authorities to central Government; and if he will estimate the average savings per full community charge payer.
§ Mr. Hayward
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what would be the cost of calculating transitional relief per individual as against the current practice.
§ Mr. Harry Barnes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his answer of 8 March to the hon. Member for Derbyshire, North-East, if he will reimburse any charging authority the expenditure it is involved in when sending out revised community charge bills following any decision he may make to cap precepting authorities.
§ Mr. Chope
No. In such circumstances it would be for the charging authority to recover its administrative costs from the precepting authority under section 36 of the Local Government Act 1988.
§ Mr. French
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list any local authorities known to him which have announced their intention to levy a standard community charge at less than twice the personal community charge.