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Greater London (Taxpayer Support)

Volume 978: debated on Monday 11 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the taxpayers' total contribution to the cost of local government in the Greater London area in 1978–79; and what he estimates it will be in the current financial year.

The latest estimates are:

£million
1978–791979–80
Rate support grants1,133·31,252·8
Rate rebates20·625·0
Transport supplementary grants93·5113·5
Housing revenue account453·2518·6
Specific grants262·9319·9