asked the Minister of Health whether he will relieve the financial burdens of local authorities by taking steps to terminate the derating of industrial hereditaments; and what is the present loss to local authorities and the Exchequer of this derating.
:As regards the first part of the Question, I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the reply given to my hon. Friend the Member for Acton (Mr. Sparks) on 11th October, of which I am sending him a copy. As regards the second part, I regret that the figures are not available.