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Rate Referendums

Volume 14: debated on Monday 30 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if it is still his intention to legislate for referendums in cases where local authorities plan to impose supplementary rates in excess of Government guidelines; and if he will make a statement.

[pursuant to his reply, 27 November 1981, c. 518]: My right hon. Friend is considering all the many representations which he has received on this issue. When the Government have decided how they intend to proceed, the House will be informed at the earliest opportunity.