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Coastal Towns (Financial Assistance)

Volume 415: debated on Thursday 8 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Health when he expects to come to a final decision as to the arrangements which are to be made to relieve ratepayers and local authorities in those towns of the coastal areas in this country which were largely evacuated and subjected to special controls during the war years; and where rates were not paid when due under the moratorium arrangement.

:The Government are considering the general position in those towns to which the moratorium was applied, and others similarly situated, and I hope that a statement will be made before the Christmas Recess.