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Rates

Volume 893: debated on Friday 13 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average water service charge and the average domestic rate bill for each district authority in England in 1975–76.

Details of the water service charges are not available. The following table, based on reports to my Department, lists the average domestic rate bill for each district authority in England in 1975–76.

AuthorityAverage domestic payment
£
Bolton64
Bury73
Manchester103
Oldham70
Rochdale73
Salford75
Stockport88
Tameside70
Trafford123
Wigan68
Knowsley114
Liverpool79
St. Helens82
Sefton87
Wirral103
Barnsley56
Doncaster78
Rotherham69
Sheffield70
Gateshead82
Newcastle115
North Tyneside92
South Tyneside83
Sunderland74
Birmingham103
Coventry98
Dudley77
Sandwell94
Solihull112
Walsall97
Wolverhampton85
Bradford72
Calderdale53
Kirklees52
Leeds59
Wakefield77
City of London207
Camden195
Greenwich103
Hackney102
Hammersmith115
Islington143
Kensington and Chelsea199
Lambeth113
Lewisham106
Southwark115
Tower Hamlets131
Wandsworth103
Westminster224
Barking123
Barnet155
Bexley125
Brent166
Bromley165
Croydon177
Ealing166
Enfield140
Haringey150

Authority

Average domestic payment

£
Harrow173
Havering138
Hillingdon158
Hounslow150
Kingston-upon-Thames142
Merton151
Newham132
Redbridge146
Richmond-upon-Thames152
Sutton149
Waltham Forest137
Bath95
Bristol94
Kingswood73
Northavon73
Wansdyke77
Woodspring91
Bedford127
Luton135
Mid Bedford115
South Bedford144
Bracknell110
Newbury87
Reading106
Slough113
Windsor and Maidenhead115
Wokingham111
Aylesbury Vale105
Beaconsfield162
Chiltern160
Milton Keynes93
Wycombe133
Cambridge111
East Cambridge65
Fenland58
Huntingdon75
Peterborough85
South Cambridge93
Chester112
Congleton98
Crewe93
Ellesmere Port111
Halton86
Macclesfield129
Vale Royal100
Warrington97
Hartlepool75
Langbourgh94
Middlesbrough95
Stockton-on-Tees95
Caradon57
Carrick64
Kerrier53
North Cornwall61
Penwith63
Restormel63
Allendale50
Barrow-in-Furness46
Carlisle52
Copeland51
Eden41
South Lakeland58
Amlar Valley63
Bolsover52
Chesterfield70
Derby78
Erewash67
High Peak62
North East Derbyshire67
South Derbyshire66

Authority

Average domestic payment

£
West Derbyshire70
East Devon71
Exeter89
North Devon59
Plymouth77
South Hams65
Teignbridge71
Tiverton50
Torbay94
Tonidge45
West Devon50
Bournemouth118
Christchurch102
North Dorset75
Poole113
Purbeck87
West Dorset74
Weymouth and Portland89
Wimborne108
Chester-le-Street78
Darlington80
Derwentside59
Durham80
Easington55
Sedgefield69
Teesdale51
Wear Valley61
Brighton110
Eastbourne116
Hastings85
Hove112
Lewes110
Rother104
Wealden83
Basildon101
Braintree75
Brentwood110
Castle Point93
Chelmsford91
Colchester78
Epping Forest110
Harlow112
Maldon78
Rochford91
Southend102
Tendring77
Thurrock92
Uttlesford92
Cheltenham97
Cotswold95
Forest of Dean63
Gloucester78
Stroud86
Tewkesbury91
Basingstoke93
East Hampshire94
Eastleigh89
Fareham82
Gosport80
Hartley Wintney104
Havant94
New Forest84
Portsmouth99
Rushmoor114
Southampton103
Test Valley94
Winchester97
Bromsgrove105
Hereford79
Leominster61

Authority

Average domestic payment

£
Malvern Hill92
Redditch102
South Hereford74
Worcester97
Wychavon111
Wyre Forest102
Broxbourne114
Dacorum121
East Hertfordshire101
Hertsmere139
North Hertfordshire112
St. Albans123
Stevenage121
Three Rivers143
Watford124
Welwyn Hatfield119
Beverley68
Boothferry51
Cleethorpes68
Glanford60
Grimsby69
Holderness55
Kingston-upon-Hull56
North Wolds54
Scunthorpe87
Medina79
South Wight86
Ashford72
Canterbury78
Dartford83
Dover70
Gillingham63
Gravesham86
Maidstone81
Medway79
Sevenoaks88
Shepway87
Swale62
Thanet89
Tonbridge and Malling75
Tunbridge Wells83
Blackburn66
Blackpool72
Burnley48
Chorley59
Fylde82
Hyndburn49
Lancaster71
Pendle43
Preston71
Ribble Valley65
Rosendale59
South Ribble64
West Lancashire96
Wyre75
Blaby82
Charnwood86
Harborough80
Hinckley and Bosworth77
Leicester75
Melton76
North West Leicestershire62
Oadby and Wigston87
Rutland72
Boston66
East Lindsey64
Lincoln76
North Kesteven66
South Holland67
South Kesteven69

Authority

Average domestic payment

£
West Lindsey65
Breckland68
Broadland73
Great Yarmouth81
North Norfolk64
Norwich87
South Norfolk70
West Norfolk59
Corby94
Daventry84
East Northamptonshire66
Kettering78
Northampton91
South Northamptonshire80
Wellingborough75
Arnwick61
Berwick-upon-Tweed57
Blyth Valley72
Castle Morpeth80
Tynedale66
Wansbeck69
Craven48
Hambleton62
Harrogate61
Richmondshire68
Ryedale52
Scarborough66
Selby56
York57
Ashfield55
Bassetlaw64
Broxtowe73
Gedling69
Mansfield67
Newark61
Nottingham86
Rushcliffe77
Cherwell83
Oxford99
South Oxfordshire97
Vale of White Horse90
West Oxfordshire79
Bridgnorth69
North Shropshire66
Oswestry62
Shrewsbury and Archam76
South Shropshire59
The Wrekin78
Mendip72
Sedgemoor86
Taunton Deane76
West Somerset69
Yeovil71
Cannock Chase73
East Staffordshire71
Lichfield91
Newcastle-under-Lyme68
South Staffordshire88
Stafford78
Staffordshire Moorlands65
Stoke-on-Trent71
Tamworth92
Basbergh81
Forest Heath73
Ipswich86
Mid Suffolk69
St. Edmundsbury74
Suffolk Coastal82
Waveney73
Flimbridge156

Authority

Average domestic payment

£
Epsom and Ewell149
Guildford117
Mole Valley129
Reigate and Banstead118
Runnymede100
Spelthorne111
Surrey Heath125
Tandridge98
Waverley128
Woking131
North Warwickshire79
Nuneaton91
Rugby97
Stratford on Avon104
Warwick112
Adur85
Arun92
Chichester86
Crawley86
Horsham79
Mid Sussex85
Worthing96
Kennet77
North Wiltshire62
Salisbury82
Thamesdown74
West Wiltshire63