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Rate Support Grant

Volume 12: debated on Monday 9 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the latest available figures for the amount of rate support grant in total for England for the financial year 1980–81 and his estimate in comparable prices for the year 1981–82; and if he will provide figures on the same basis for each local authority in England for each of the two above-mentioned financial years giving the figures for 1981–82 (a) be fore holdback and (b) after holdback.

I attach a table showing the latest available figures at estimated 1981–82 outturn prices. Column (1) shows the grant so far paid; it is not an estimate of final entitlements. Columns (2) and (3) are exemplifications based on settlement data and the revised budgets submitted to my Department during July. They do not show the effects of any later budget revisions or of any data changes or grant increase that may be proposed at Supplementary Report stage. Column (3) exemplifies grant entitlements based on the proposals that I announced on 3 September. All the columns take into account adjustments made under section 66 of the London Government Act 1963.

I should emphasise that the figures are not directly comparable because of the changes introduced this year by the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980. In particular, grant is now calculated separately for the metropolitan counties, the GLC, ILEA and the Metropolitan Police; while a considerable part of the grant now paid direct to non-metropolitan counties was formerly paid to their districts, and was passed on to the counties as part of their precept.

Rate Support Grant

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

SHIRE COUNTIES
Avon93·410133·319123·897
Bedfordshire57·01960·54256·285
Berkshire67·75364·17755·115
Buckinghamshire48·03154·72347·243
Cambridgeshire48·37472·21865·966
Cheshire98·266139·273128·185
Cleveland90·595110·325103·576
Cornwall43·54768·24568·245
Cumbria59·18394·36390·660
Derbyshire98·083151·466146·686
Devon88·715138·852138·852
Dorset46·78169·23569·235
Durham75·736123·709119·014
East Sussex57·74369·17067·326
Essex142·921155·057155·057
Gloucestershire48·27271·28570·048
Hampshire148·598189·115185·208
Hereford and Worcester56·62686·11386·113
Hertfordshire98·38590·27790·277
Humberside120·425168·855161·491
Isle of Wight10·46918·74917·711
Kent145·007208·483208·483
Lancashire176·659264·158253·882
Leicestershire97·492126·156126·156
Lincolnshire61·31992·25992·259
Norfolk66·79291·79691·796
Northamptonshire51·85473·87373·873
Northumberland35·88355·16254·517
North Yorkshire71·868113·114109·692
Nottinghamshire134·923175·297163·978
Oxfordshire44·24158·78257·231
Shropshire41·05462·12262·122
Somerset38·71764·85662·545
Staffordshire100·076157·551151·686
Suffolk47·29976·30072·726
Surrey72·25873·55270·401
Warwickshire43·33760·77960·779
West Sussex46·59360·56860·568
Wiltshire46·67783·05183·051
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES
Greater Manchester106·14798·732
Merseyside74·08768·398
South Yorkshire72·29467·192
Tyne and Wear68·15264·207
West Midlands79·54368·902
West Yorkshire95·43590·870
Greater London Council48·27813·323
Inner London Education Authority5·517
Metropolitan Police99·22199·222
SHIRE DISTRICTS

Avon

Bath8·1614·0844·084
Bristol32·76619·00718·466

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

Kingswood10·4132·6772·677
Northavon11·0012·9612·961
Wansdyke8·3642·4672·467
Woodspring16·4115·3435·282

Bedfordshire

North Bedfordshire9·0883·5673·567
Luton5·2945·4495·449
Mid Bedfordshire9·9512·3762·376
South Bedfordshire4·0902·9422·942

Berkshire

Bracknell4·0671·8001·754
Newbury8·9653·9173·917
Reading4·6954·0173·454
Slough3·7133·0283·028
Windsor and Maidenhead5·1054·2304·230
Wokingham8·4524·0044·004

Buckinghamshire

Aylesbury Vale8·2153·0743·074
South Bucks2·3351·7901·790
Chiltern3·5732·4402·440
Milton Keynes8·8552·7522·752
Wycombe4·9552·9642·964

Cambridgeshire

Cambridge2·9353·0703·070
East Cambridgeshire6·2351·3441·344
Fenland7·3822·1352·135
Huntingdon13·4313·3773·377
Peterborough10·4294·3853·981
South Cambridgeshire7·9872·4892·489

Cheshire

Chester8·9063·6503·375
Congleton8·5502·0672·067
Crewe and Nantwich11·8984·5664·566
Ellesmere Port and Neston2·4312·2021·960
Halton10·9854·2834·132
Macclesfield12·8044·8444·844
Vale Royal10·7153·3003·300
Warrington15·0634·7014·701

Cleveland

Hartlepool12·7974·4534·354
Langbaurgh12·6335·4944·877
Middlesbrough21·5959·8119·562
Stockton-on-Tees12·0525·5095·005

Cornwall

Caradon8·0052·2522·252
Carrick7·6323·1133·113
Kerrier9·5122·7932·793
North Cornwall7·4132·3512·268
Penwith6·2112·5552·555
Restormel6·9792·3202·320

Cumbria

Allerdale12·9733·6553·655
Barrow in Furness10·3423·2303·230
Carlisle11·8773·5013·273
Copeland9·5002·7102·710
Eden5·3281·3311·331
South Lakeland10·9263·7043·704

Derbyshire

Amber Valley11·6623·9133·913
Bolsover10·0202·8112·761
Chesterfield10·6033·5403·540

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

Derby18·8826·8496·849
Erewash11·4163·6713·671
High Peak8·6332·7952·795
North East Derbyshire12·4263·4293·394
South Derbyshire3·6541·4461·446
West Derbyshire7·7382·4732·473

Devon

East Devon10·7973·9203·920
Exeter6·4612·9302·930
North Devon9·2122·9972·941
Plymouth25·9589·6359·635
South Hams7·0362·7782·778
Teignbridge10·6093·7823·782
Mid Devon6·8811·6481·648
Torbay7·3044·5274·333
Torridge6·6542·0472·036
West Devon5·2841·4811·481

Dorset

Bournemouth7·9996·4166·416
Christchurch2·2591·2591·259
North Dorset5·8291·1951·195
Poole6·5944·3444·344
Purbeck3·3451·1921·192
West Dorset9·0842·5702·570
Weymouth and Portland7·0192·3372·337
Wimborne6·0432·3242·324

Durham

Chester-le-Street7·3872·1952·148
Darlington9·6363·9463·946
Derwentside11·6543·7923·581
Durham11·7923·5773·532
Easington17·3434·9514·927
Sedgefield14·8035·4415·307
Teesdale3·4030·7140·708
Wear Valley10·2113·3983·398

East Sussex

Brighton10·1247·6817·681
Eastbourne3·4843·7583·693
Hastings6·9643·7563·756
Hove4·9644·2004·200
Lewes5·6883·1333·133
Rother5·8963·3453·345
Wealden12·1163·6383·638

Essex

Basildon10·1666·2915·793
Braintree9·4463·3163·316
Brentwood2·8522·1292·129
Castle Point8·1632·7442·744
Chelmsford7·6042·8782·878
Colchester11·5923·4003·400
Epping Forest6·3023·0123·012
Harlow3·9031·7041·286
Maldon2·9111·3751·375
Rochford5·7082·6332·633
Southend-on-Sea7·7497·7157·715
Tendring9·7184·4244·424
Thurrock4·7583·6593·659
Uttlesford3·9292·1442·144

Gloucestershire

Cheltenham4·6242·9652·965
Cotswold6·4282·3152·315
Forest of Dean8·8832·1972·197
Gloucester7·0632·4652·465
Stroud10·3772·6502·650
Tewkesbury6·7221·9781·978

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

Hampshire

Basingstoke and Deane9·8262·9722·972
East Hampshire7·7943·4983·498
Eastleigh5·9862·2072·207
Fareham8·3343·1673·167
Gosport8·1302·9382·938
Hart7·5752·2382·114
Havant11·1794·4504·450
New Forest8·3404·3694·369
Portsmouth17·3219·8739·873
Rushmoor6·6573·3223·322
Southampton15·9648·4818·481
Test Valley7·8772·6972·697
Winchester7·1442·7702·770

Hereford and Worcester

Bromsgrove6·8452·2392·239
Hereford3·5741·0041·004
Leominster4·7461·1071·107
Malvern Hills9·3532·6042·604
Redditch4·1722·0381·994
South Herefordshire5·7271·3811·381
Worcester3·4021·8831·668
Wychavon7·3712·8842·884
Wyre Forest7·9593·5193·246

Hertfordshire

Broxbourne5·3223·5653·565
Dacorum5·7712·7062·706
East Hertfordshire7·6823·1233·123
Hertsmere3·6092·7762·776
North Hertfordshire3·9432·2122·212
St. Albans5·5122·9752·975
Stevenage2·8021·3601·360
Three Rivers4·4632·4922·492
Watford3·0493·3193·169
Welwyn Hatfield3·2691·7011·701

Humberside

Beverley11·7963·0263·026
Boothferry8·3092·5912·488
Cleethorpes6·8772·6732·572
Glanford6·3391·8741·718
Great Grimsby9·0193·8773·746
Holderness5·2921·4271·413
Kingston upon Hull34·09213·30812·742
East Yorkshire10·0982·9942·930
Scunthorpe4·6713·1192·885

Isle of Wight

Medina7·4132·4072·382
South Wight5·5821·9631·963

Kent

Ashford7·5563·0333·033
Canterbury12·5674·8074·807
Dartford7·9563·6853·635
Dover11·6704·7164·716
Gillingham9·6222·7592·759
Gravesham8·5913·4643·464
Maidstone12·5994·5824·582
Rochester upon Medway10·1385·3905·390
Sevenoaks11·4623·5273·527
Shepway7·6023·6933·693
Swale11·9584·1584·158
Thanet12·6596·4376·437
Tonbridge and Mallins8·4972·5712·571
Tunbridge Wells9·6473·0993·003

Lancashire

Blackburn19·7309·0998·913
Blackpool14·4977·1587·084

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

Burnley13·2955·3295·126
Chorley10·8753·2403·142
Fylde6·7382·5842·584
Hyndburn11·1504·0683·951
Lancaster15·1135·2885·288
Pendle13·0544·5914·479
Preston12·7575·4875·487
Ribble Valley6·3451·8991·881
Rossendale9·7233·3003·300
South Ribble11·8733·0503·050
West Lancashire11·1343·9763·976
Wyre11·1233·7203·685

Leicestershire

Blaby7·7162·0002·000
Charnwood9·5873·8543·854
Harborough5·7111·8801·880
Hinckley and Bosworth7·4462·2522·252
Leicester20·18412·90212·221
Melton4·1031·2321·232
North West Leicestershire6·8552·1412·014
Oadby and Wigston4·4711·2541·254
Rutland3·1820·7470·747

Lincolnshire

Boston5·3261·6311·631
East Lindsey10·6783·5053·505
Lincoln6·7502·3372·337
North Kesteven9·8982·4252·425
South Holland7·4562·6122·612
South Kesteven10·1172·9142·914
West Lindsey9·9952·6492·649

Norfolk

Breckland9·7092·7272·727
Broadland10·3482·6622·662
Great Yarmouth6·3642·9992·999
North Norfolk7·6422·8532·853
Norwich3·7824·8744·486
South Norfolk10·1153·0093·009
King's Lynn and West Norfolk10·8604·0144·014

Northamptonshire

Corby2·7200·9330·933
Daventry4·0081·1791·179
East Northamptonshire6·4951·4631·463
Kettering7·7893·1523·152
Northampton8·5416·6796·679
South Northamptonshire6·4251·6731·626
Wellingborough6·0612·0472·047

Northumberland

Alnwick3·9431·2521·252
Berwick-upon-Tweed3·2950·7700·770
Blyth Valley11·3714·0233·957
Castle Morpeth5·1841·4681·468
Tynedale6·7492·1492·149
Wansbeck6·9132·2402·240

North Yorkshire

Craven5·9381·6401·624
Hambleton8·7451·9621·962
Harrogate14·5995·4915·187
Richmondshire5·9801·5961·596
Rydale10·6942·3332·333
Scarborough12·1053·9913·991
Selby4·2491·7521·752
York11·4383·7553·755

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

Nottinghamshire

Ashfield12·1683·8113·688
Bassetlaw4·8362·3122·312
Broxtowe9·6223·5793·579
Gedling10·5353·0203·020
Mansfield11·7184·7214·592
Newark10·3203·2233·223
Nottingham20·15410·82410·824
Rushcliffe6·4752·4452·455

Oxfordshire

Cherwell8·4692·8112·811
Oxford6·0654·3354·335
South Oxfordshire11·9813·6153·615
Vale of White Horse4·4491·9261·926
West Oxfordshire7·7952·1922·192

Shropshire

Bridgnorth4·7231·2221·205
North Shropshire6·2541·4481·448
Oswestry3·9530·9370·937
Shrewsbury and Atcham6·8552·1812·181
South Shropshire4·4861·1741·174
The Wrekin13·0034·7154·423

Somerset

Mendip9·8482·3542·354
Sedgemoor9·6082·6662·666
Taunton Deane8·6942·8682·868
West Somerset0"7351·0511·051
Yeovil14·0493·3093·309

Staffordshire

Cannock Chase7·7172·8352·835
East Staffordshire7·8172·3312·331
Lichfield7·5741·9551·955
Newcastle-under-Lyme14·4633·7463·746
South Staffordshire9·5222·4542·454
Stafford9·2803·1012·987
Staffordshire Moorlands11·6362·3392·339
Stoke-on-Trent26·2338·4078·407
Tamworth6·9832·7052·705

Suffolk

Babergh6·9702·5132·485
Forest Heath6·6981·4741·474
Ipswich7·6504·1413·798
Mid Suffolk7·7552·0822·082
St. Edmundsbury7·4282·1122·112
Suffolk Coastal9·1772·9972·997
Waveney11·3944·1394·139

Surrey

Elmbridge4·1603·9333·933
Epsom and Ewell4·2082·8592·859
Guildford3·5853·5423·542
Mole Valley4·2362·3442·344
Reigate and Banstead6·1553·3463·346
Runnymede4·0812·3112·311
Spelthorne2·6612·3272·327
Surrey Heath3·3211·9551·915
Tandridge7·2392·1302·130
Waverley7·8403·5063·506
Woking2·9533·2243·224

Warwickshire

North Warwickshire4·9971·8801·852
Nuneaton and Bedworth13·1745·1044·823
Rugby7·7612·5292·529
Stratford on Avon7·1912·2042·204
Warwick7·6463·8273·827

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

West Sussex

Adur4·3092·0041·843
Aran9·6105·4485·448
Chichester7·5803·5933·593
Crawley2·1380·9440·944
Horsham7·6483·0273·027
Mid Sussex8·7733·7443·744
Worthing5·7984·0334·033

Wiltshire

Kennet8·6721·9271·927
North Wiltshire13·3243·1153·115
Salisbury10·0852·8012·801
Thamesdown15·8045·8875·887
West Wiltshire10·6442·7672·767
METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS

Greater Manchester

Bolton63·35252·97451·815
Bury40·75532·93031·421
Manchester142·342117·139108·585
Oldham58·01851·50751·507
Rochdale58·42150·39248·531
Salford69·79157·74757·747
Stockport54·87745·16345·163
Tameside58·06048·25847·829
Trafford34·23328·68928·689
Wigan75·97964·42162·963

Merseyside

Knowsley48·46341·22539·595
Liverpool152·597125·074119·493
St. Helens43·92336·73836·258
Sefton66·81651·68551·685
Wirral77·76460·19960·200

South Yorkshire

Barnsley65·63150·83349·870
Doncaster77·43760·46460·464
Rotherham68·05156·09756·097
Sheffield128·275100·44698·629

Tyne and Wear

Gateshead57·27444·50043·440
Newcastle upon Tyne67·55147·69746·517
North Tyneside53·13141·24241·242
South Tyneside50·69341·36841·054
Sunderland83·36566·69864·431

West Midlands

Birmingham218·572179·574172·402
Coventry70·76059·79656·409
Dudley42·26835·19535·195
Sandwell55·70444·86340·675
Solihull32·41927·56227·562
Walsall51·05342·33138·904
Wolverhampton53·13542·90439·288

West Yorkshire

Bradford126·501102·992102·992
Calderdale52·08942·82342·507
Kirklees98·11480·76878·278
Leeds152·653123·467117·307
Wakefield70·50558·00858·008

London Boroughs

City of London-2·713-38·176-38·176
Camden39·88816·40116·401
Greenwich46·74834·32632·735
Hackney52·82343·11441·121
Hammersmith and Fulham42·26834·32434·324

Estimated 1981–82 outturn prices

1980–81 Col (1)

1981–82 Col (2)

1981–82 with holdback Col (3)

£ million

£ million

£ million

Islington49·92627·88825·848
Kensington and Chelsea39·99518·66918·670
Lambeth65·70155·03551·373
Lewisham66·03449·77247·623
Southwark62·64244·17144·171
Tower Hamlets39·77327·96525·453
Wandsworth68·94949·41349·413
Westminster48·062-8·556-8·556
Barking and Dagenham33·76926·14226·142
Barnet53·77440·04840·048
Bexley48·81942·60942·609
Brent66·13951·72146·776
Bromley60·72648·64948·649
Croydon66·31451·92051·920
Ealing59·05051·13451·134
Enfield51·80541·39341·393
Haringey66·96854·59252·257
Harrow37·32431·35631·356
Havering49·50442·64642·646
Hillingdon39·85525·63225·632
Hounslow38·71025·64021·641
Kingston-upon-Thames24·93318·66818·669
Merton35·73929·31429·314
Newham65·33760·19456·641
Redbridge47·86139·12239·122
Richmond-upon-Thames30·91324·24124·241
Sutton33·81027·72827·728
Waltham Forest58·96953·41050·152
Isles of Scilly0·6810·6260·595
Total England9,7639,0148,703