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Orders of the Day — Local Government Finance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:20 pm on 1st February 1995.

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Photo of Mr Roger Knapman Mr Roger Knapman , Stroud 9:20 pm, 1st February 1995

The hon. Member for Holborn and St. Pancras (Mr. Dobson) spent almost an hour telling us that Conservative councils—Westminster and others—had been favoured at the expense of others. Now the hon. Gentleman is saying that Conservative councils are, as he would have it, in trouble in the same way. Both cannot be right, can they?