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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:00 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of Caroline Spelman Caroline Spelman Shadow Secretary of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) 4:00 pm, 4th July 2005

All I said from a sedentary position was that I had already covered that point in response to the intervention of Mr. Raynsford. The point was that the revaluation exercise is to tackle the disparities in property prices, but the fact is that the gap is narrowing. That takes away the need to act now and in the way that the Government intend.