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Local Authority Debt

Volume 171: debated on Tuesday 1 May 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what was the total amount of debt incurred by each Welsh county and district council for the lastest year for which figures are available.

Information on total debt incurred by each local authority in any one particular financial year is not held centrally. Information on outstanding loan debt at 31 March of each year is, however, available and figures relating to 31 March 1989 are set out in the table:

Total outstanding loan debt at 31 March 1989
£000
£
Alyn and Deeside35,871
Colwyn24,197
Delyn28,977
Glyndwr17,992
Rhuddlan17,891
Wrexham Maelor65,882
Carmarthen48,337
Ceredigion34,267
Dinefwr22,083
Llanelli37,174
Preseli Pembrokeshire45,981
South Pembroke34,248
Blaenau Gwent119,438
Islwyn71,771
Monmouth45,504
Newport155,377
Torfaen84,973

£
Aberconwy20,033
Arfon33.794
Dwyfor14,108
Meirionnydd17,615
Ynys Mon52,687
Cynon Valley54,472
Merthyr Tydfil61,333
Ogwr104,728
Rhondda122,480
Rhymney Valley88,356
Taff Ely70,250
Brecknock27,929
Montgomeryshire22,495
Radnorshire12,892
Cardiff214,807
Vale of Glamorgan57,669
Lliw Valley46,994
Neath42,151
Port Talbot33,515
Swansea171,543
Total Districts2,159,814
Clwyd106,125
Dyfed82,098
Gwent106,015
Gwynedd54,383
Mid Glamorgan21,820
Powys43,571
South Glamorgan96,180
West Glamorgan113,906
Dyfed Powys Joint Police Authority4,041
North Wales Joint Police Authority1,720
South Wales Joint Police Authority6,060
Total Counties635,919
Total Wales2,795,733