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Local Taxation

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:20 pm on 4th July 2005.

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Photo of David Howarth David Howarth Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 6:20 pm, 4th July 2005

I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for allowing me to intervene given that I did not allow him to intervene on me.

The answer is that in the current year there would be no change and no problem. The grant would be as it was in the previous year. The redistributive system would be able to adjust in the following year.