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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:32 pm on 22nd July 1986.

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Photo of Mr Harvey Proctor Mr Harvey Proctor , Billericay 3:32 pm, 22nd July 1986

Is my right hon. Friend aware that my constituents who are ratepayers and who live in the Basildon district council area will be pleased by the announcement that Basildon is to be rate-capped for the third successive year? Is he aware also that ratepayers in my constituency and ratepayers everywhere will be indebted to him for the action that he will be taking from midnight tonight on the advance and deferred purchase schemes?