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Rates

Volume 116: debated on Thursday 14 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report the total amount of rebates paid in each regional authority area in Scotland to ratepayers who are eligible for relief on their rates bills under the legislation passed after the 1985 revaluation.

The information for 1985–86 and 1986–87 is set out in the table. Figures for each region for 1987–88 are not yet available. It is estimated that total rebates for Scotland for that year will amount to about £13·7 million.

£ Million
Authority1985–861986–87
Borders0·5630·413
Central0·9830·743
Dumfries and Galloway0·7740·613
Fife0·8100·578
Grampian2·3361·843
Highland0·5910·426
Lothian4·7463·328
Strathclyde11·4958·793
Tayside2·3211·870
Total24·61918·607