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Council Rents (Proportion Of Income)

Volume 982: debated on Monday 31 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a table showing the proportion taken up by council rents to average incomes in each of the last 10 years.

The available information is as follows:Unrebated Council Rent—England and Wales —as a percentage of average earnings—Great Britain.

Financial yearUnrebated rent as percentage average earnings
1970–717·7
1971–727·9
1972–737·9
1973–748·5
1974–758·0
1975–767·0
1976–776·8
1977–787·1
1978–796·6
1979–806·4
Source:

Department of Employment Gazette (earnings) CIPFA and Department of Employment rent returns (rents).