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Rates

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what were the average domestic rate payments in each English and Welsh non-metropolitan county, metropolitan district, and London borough for each year since 1974–75.

Average rate payments per domestic hereditament for each rating authority in England and Wales are contained in the annual publications of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, namely,"Return of Rates and Rates Levied Per Head of Population", 1974–75 to 1976–77, and "Financial General and Rating Statistics", 1977–78 and 1978–79, copies of which are in the Library.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the percentage increase in average rate payments in each English and Welsh non-metropolitan county, metropolitan district and London borough between April 1974 and April 1978.

The percentage change in domestic rate payments for each rating authority in England and Wales can be derived from the annual publications of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, namely,"Return of Rates and Rates Levied Per Head of Population, 1974–75 ", in respect of April 1974, and"Financial, General and Rating Statistics, 1978–79 ", in respect of April 1978, copies of which are in the Library.