To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will estimate the number and location of toxic waste sites that are known to contain benzine.
This information is not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
|Authority||Number of people who have made a payment in respect of a personal community charge by 30 September 1990||Number of people liable who have not made a payment in respect of a personal community charge by 30 September 1990||Percentage making some payment|
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many local authorities levy the standard charge for the poll tax at (a) zero, (b) one half, (c) one, (d) one and a half and (e) two times the personal charge for the area.
Local authorities have the discretion to levy different multiples of the personal charge on different classes of unoccupied property. Information on the highest multiplier set on any class of property in an authority's area has been derived from returns by local authorities and is as follows: