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Lambeth Council

Volume 973: debated on Thursday 8 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the income of Lambeth council derived from (a) rates, (b) rate support grant, (c) rate rebate, from central Government, (d) rent rebate, from central Government and (e) other income; and what is its total income, in the current year.

Separate figures for rate rebate grant paid to Lambeth in 1979–80, and for local income—e.g. fees and charges—are not available. The other figures are:

£m (estimated outturn prices)
Income from rates (1)52·2(2)
RSG (needs and domestic) and London equalisation scheme(1)54·4(3)
RSG specific and supplementary grants(1)3·1
Rent rebate grant1·6
(1) as estimated by Lambeth in its original budget for the year
(2) includes precepts totalling £40·3 million and rate rebate grant. (Net of cost of rate collection)
(3) paid in respect of both borough and GLC/ILEA and Metropolitan Police expenditure.
Budget estimates for the expenditure and income in 1979–80 of each local authority in England and Wales, with separate figures for income from rate support grant, specific grants and rates are contained in part II of "Financial, General and Rating Statistics 1979–80" published by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy—statistical information service—a copy of which is in the House of Commons Library.