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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 David Miliband David Miliband Minister of State (Communities and Local Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 4:00 pm, 4th July 2005

The watching millions can draw their own conclusions from that.

To follow up the work of the balance of funding review, we invited Sir Michael Lyons to undertake his inquiry into local government funding. We asked him to consider the detailed case for changes to the system of funding and make recommendations on any changes that are necessary and how to implement them.