§ Mr. Carter-Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what decision he has reached concerning an amendment of Section 8 (1) of the Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956 regarding rating relief for disabled people; and if he will make a statement.429W
§ Mr. Millan
With my colleagues, I am considering urgently what changes are needed to meet judicial criticism of Section 8 (1) of the Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956. As the English provision is to like effect I am in close touch with my right hon. Friend the Minister for Housing and Construction on the matter.