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Rates (London)

Volume 888: debated on Monday 17 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what has been the average increase in domestic and commercial rates in Greater London, Inner London and in Outer London, respectively.

Based on reports from 10 of the 13 authorities in Inner London and 16 of the 20 in Outer London, the following are the estimated figures:

Estimated Percentage Increases in Rates—1975–76 over 1974–75
DomesticNon domestic
Inner London444448
Outer London454846
Greater London454748
(a) Increase over rates levied in 1974–75.
(b) Increase over 1974–75 rates as reduced by Special Domestic Relief.