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Cornwall (Revenue Contribution Andreturn)

Volume 901: debated on Thursday 20 March 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate for the year 1973–74 of revenue obtained from Cornwall from income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, estate duty, VAT, import duties, duties on wines, spirits, tobacco and fuel oils, motor vehicle tax, driving licences, radio and television licences, and national insurance contributions, respectively.

The estimates for income tax, vehicle excise duty, television licences and driving licences for 1973–74 are about £35 million, £2¾ million, £1½ million and £75,500 respectively. No estimates are available for the remaining items.

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate for the financial year 1973–74 of all central Government expenditure in Cornwall in the form of grants for housing, education, higher education, roads, health, police, industry, and rate relief, as well as welfare and national insurance benefits, respectively.

The following information relates to central Government expenditure on grants in Cornwall in respect of 1973–74. All figures are provisional.

£
thousand
Rate support grant27,491
Other grants to lical authorities:
Rate rebates105
Housing (including subsidies) Roads: New construction and improvement including lighting310
The remaining information requested is not available on a county basis.