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Rate Poundages

Volume 930: debated on Thursday 21 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how rate poundages for 1977–78 compare with those for 1976–77.

Rate poundages for 1977–78 notified to me are shown in the following table, in comparison with those for 1976–77. Over Scotland as a whole rate poundages, excluding domestic water rates, will rise by an average of approximately 14 per cent.

1967–77

1977–78

Increase or Decrease

Authority

pence

pence

pence

percentage

Districts

Clackmannan5656NCNC
Falkirk6272+10+16
Stirling4655+9+20
Dumfries and Galloway Region107129+22+21
Domestic Water Rate2121NCNC

Districts

Annandale and Eskdale2424NCNC
Nithsdale2120-1-5
Stewartry2320-3-13
Wigtown2527+2+8
Fife Region93111+18+19
Domestic Water Rate89+1+13

Districts

Dunfermline3945+6+15
Kirkcaldy3838NCNC
North East Fife3134+3+10
Grampian Region108128+20+19
Domestic Water Rate2325+2+9

Districts

Aberdeen City3949+10+26
Banff and Buchan4146+5+12
Gordon4452+8+18
Kincardine and Deeside2532+7+28
Moray3844+6+16
Highland Region112125+13+12
Domestic Water Rate1724+7+41

Districts

Badenoch and Strathspey3034+4+13
Caithness3535NCNC
Inverness3036+6+20
Lochaber4965+16+33
Nairn2028+8+40
Ross and Cromarty4052+12+30
Skye and Lochalsh2526+1+4
Sutherland4150+9+22
Lothian Region116136+20+17
Domestic Water Rate910+1+11

Districts

East Lothian4046+6+15
Edinburgh City4648+2+4
Midlothian3342+9+27
West Lothian5151NCNC
Strathclyde Region111130+19+17
Domestic Water Rate1312-1-8

Districts

Argyll and Bute6666NCNC
Bearsden and Milngavie4447+3+7
Clydebank7474NCNC
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth4040NCNC
Cumnock and Doon Valley5151NCNC
Cunninghame5355+2+4
Dumbarton7971-8-10
East Kilbride4039-1-2
Eastwood3937-2-5
Glasgow City6770+3+4
Hamilton4752+5+11
Inverclyde6567+2+3
Kilmarnock and Loudoun5559+4+7
Kyle and Carrick5260+8+15
Lanark4238-4-10
Monklands6766-1-1
Motherwell6462-2-3
Renfrew6364+1+2
Strathkelvin4141NCNC

1967–77

1977–78

Increase or Decrease

Authority

pence

pence

pence

percentage

Tayside Region107123+16+15
Domestic Water Rate1616NCNC

Districts

Angus3438+4+12
Dundee City5157+6+12
Perth and Kinross2929NCNC

Island areas

Orkney142178+36+25
Domestic Water Rate2025+5+25
Shetland140161+21+15
Domestic Water Rate2025+5+25
Western Isles168185+17+10
Domestic Water Rate2325+2+9