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Rate-capping legislation announced

Title
Rate-capping legislation announced
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:04:29
Description
Report on laws proposed by Environment Secretary Michael Heseltine to control the rates charged by local councils (rate capping) at the Conservative Party conference in Blackpool, and concern over centralising of financial control this implies. Speaking are: Michael Heseltine; Conservative councillor A. J. Williams; Tom Caulcott, Secretary, Association of Metropolitan Authorities. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Michael Heseltine; Tom Caulcott; A. J. Williams
Keywords
Legislation; Local authorities; Local government; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Public finance; Political parties; Conferences; Councils; Community charge; Local taxation; Central government; Political power; Local finance; Centralization

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