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Part of Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] – in the House of Commons at 9:40 pm on 8th December 2009.

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Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex 9:40 pm, 8th December 2009

What incentive does my hon. Friend believe there is for extremely efficient councils-for instance, West Sussex county council-that run their affairs extremely well, given that they get the lowest possible grant settlement?

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