HC Deb 05 June 1997 vol 295 c233W
Mr. David Stewart

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he intends to cap any Scottish local authorities in 1997. [2524]

Mr. Dewar

No. All Scottish local authorities have set budgets for 1997–98 at or below the expenditure limits implied by the provisional capping principles which the previous government announced in conjunction with the 1997–98 local government finance settlement.

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