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Angling Fees

Volume 928: debated on Friday 18 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if, in the light of price increases of up to 600 per cent. in the rental of fishing rights by the Anglian Water Authority, he will refer these price increases to the Price Commission; and if he will make a statement.

No. Water authority charges are effectively governed by the Water Act 1973, and provided that, taken as a whole, they do not result in higher revenue in any accounting year than is required to comply with their statutory duty—as is the case with the Anglian

At date of designation of assisted areaAt 10th February 1977
Unemployment rate for assisted United area Kingdom
Date of designationper cent.per cent.Ratio of assisted area to United Kingdom ratesUnemployment rate for assisted area per cent.Ratio of assisted area to United Kingdom rate of 6 per cent.
Development Areas and Special Development Areas
South Western DA19th August 19662·91·51·9:111·41·9:1
Merseyside DA19th August 19662·31·51·5:1
Merseyside SDA14th August 19746·82·92·3:110·61·8:1
North Yorkshire DA19th August 19661·91·51·3:16·61·1:1
Northern DA19th August 19662·51·51·7:17·91·3:1
North-East SDA10th August 19727·84·02·0:18·71·5:1
West Cumberland SDA10th August 19727·14·01·8:18·21·4:1
Scottish DA14th August 19744·12·91·4:18·31·4:1
West Central Scotland SDA10th August 19728·24·02·1:19·61·6:1
Girvan SDA10th August 19726·14·01·5:111·72·0:1
Leven and Methil SDA10th August 19727·04·01·8:18·01·3:1
Glenrothes SDA10th August 19727·04·01·8:18·01·3:1
Livingston SDA10th August 19727·54·01·9:110·41·7:1
Welsh DA14th August 19744·52·91·6:17·71·3:1
South Wales SDA10th August 19726·94·01·7:18·11·4:1
North-West Wales SDA14th August 19747·12·92·4:112·42·1:1
Intermediate Areas
South-Western10th March 19714·33·41·3:18·31·4:1
Oswestry10th March 19715·73·41·7:18·11·4:1
High Peak22nd March 19725·64·21·3:13·30·6:1
North Lincolnshire22nd March 19725·74·21·4:18·61·4:1
North Midlands14th August 19743·42·91·2:14·80·8:1
Yorkshire and Humberside22nd March 19724·74·21·1:15·50·9:1
North-West22nd March 19724·44·21·0:15·81·0:1
North-Wales22nd March 19724·54·21·1:110·11·7:1
South-East Wales22nd March 19723·74·20·9:16·41·1:1

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list all the trades for which he has separate monthly unemployment figures.

Water Authority proposals—the Price Commission has no grounds to intervene.