HC Deb 29 March 1999 vol 328 c467W
Mr. Laurence Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions in what circumstances he plans to cap councils which over-spend; and if he will make a statement. [78914]

Ms Armstrong

[holding answer 26 March 1999]: My colleagues and I are currently considering the budgets and council taxes set by local authorities for 1999–2000. If we decide to designate any authorities they will be informed in April.