Former MP, South Norfolk
I apologise to the House for coming into the debate at this very late stage, but I have just returned from a committee meeting in Brussels to find the House still discussing the rate support grant. I have a considerable regional interest in the level of rate support grant because the county of Norfolk is affected, not so much by the situation produced by these orders as by the prospect of...
My right hon. Friend has referred to an average increase of 7 per cent. in the rates. I remind him that, because of the factors I mentioned earlier, the likely increase in the new Norfolk is pointing towards more than 20 per cent.
The speech of the hon. Member for Woolwich, West (Mr. Hamling) was perhaps typical of his teaching days, in that he treated the House with an alternation of a benign mood and a rather severe one when he discussed the record of the respective parties in school building and the development of education. He had not done his homework as well as he should. I hope that he will look into the record...
Former MP for South Norfolk
Entered the House of Commons on 13 January 1955 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election
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