HC Deb 31 March 1993 vol 222 cc292-3W
Mr. Gapes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment which local authorities are known to his Department(a)to be debt free and (b)to have become debt free in 1992–93.

Mr. Robin Squire

[holding answer 30 March 1993]:I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Teignbridge (Mr. Nicholls) on 30 March 1993.

Information on those authorities which have eliminated their longer-term, external debt during 1992–93 and will become debt free for capital control purposes in 1993–94 is not yet available.