To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much was raised in council tax in East Sussex in (a) 2000–01, (b) 2001–02 and (c) 2002–03; and how much is expected to be raised in 2003–04. 
Tabled is the figures for budgeted gross council tax income in East Sussex for each financial year. Gross council tax income includes council tax collectable by local authorities and council tax funded through Council Tax Benefit.
|East Sussex county council||128.5||142.5||150.9||181.7|
|Sussex Police Authority1||10.6||11.4||13.6||19.1|
|1 Amounts payable by council tax payers in the East Sussex area only.|