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Local Government Finance

Volume 205: debated on Tuesday 3 March 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will give for each of the local authorities in Wales (a) the amounts of poll tax to be collected in 1991–92, (b) the poll tax actually collected in 1991–92, (c) the poll tax outstanding for 1991–92, (d) the surcharge on the 1992–93 poll tax for non collection in pounds, (e) the numbers of summonses for poll tax outstanding, (f) the numbers of people already served summonses and (g) the number of people who have served gaol sentences for non-payment of poll tax.

[holding answer 2 March 1992]: The information available by local authority is given in the following table. The total number of summonses issued by Welsh courts for the period 1 April 1990 to 30 September 1991 was 442,988; no breakdown is available by local authority area. Information relating to collection fund adjustments for 1992–93 is not yet available. Information relating to numbers of summonses outstanding and people committed for non-payment of community charge is not held centrally.