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Local Authorities (Rate Yield)

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his estimate of the total yield of local authority rates; and what proportion of local authority expenditure this will provide in 1984–85.

Rate income — net of domestic rate relief grant and rate rebates—for local authorities in England in 1984–85 is estimated at £11·1 billion. This represents 52 per cent. of authorities' budgeted "Total" expenditure estimated at £21·39 billion.