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Government War Factories, Sedbergh (Rates)

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 13 May 1947

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that over £700 is owing in rates to the Sedbergh Rural Council on account of factories occupied by Government Departments during the war; and if he will see that sums owing to local authorities by Government Departments are paid forthwith.

I understand that this case has now been settled. I have no other evidence of delay in payment of rates by Government Departments.