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Valuation Office Agency

Volume 450: debated on Friday 20 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many (a) hotels, (b) bed and breakfasts and (c) hostels are on Valuation Office Agency’s ratings list in each local authority in Wales in the most recent year for which figures are available. (94826)

I have been asked to reply.

The number of properties described as (a) hotels (b) bed and breakfasts and (c) hostels, in the 2005 Rating List for Wales, for each local authority area, at April 2006, is shown in the following table.

Local authority

Hotels

Hostels

Guest and boarding houses (B and B)

Anglesey

22

13

23

Blaenau Gwent

?

3

4

Bridgend

16

3

17

Caerphilly

3

5

4

Cardiff

50

10

26

Carmarthenshire

19

12

71

Ceredigion

28

13

86

Conwy

147

51

170

Denbighshire

36

10

35

Flintshire

17

6

6

Gwynedd

90

124

96

Merthyr Tydfil

6

1

1

Monmouthshire

22

3

9

Neath Port Talbot

8

4

8

Newport

25

3

13

Pembrokeshire

87

18

179

Powys

55

41

52

Rhondda Cynon Taff

8

5

3

Swansea

24

16

50

Torfaen

2

?

2

Vale of Glamorgan

16

3

9

Wrexham

18

5

4