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Council Tax

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 8 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the annual change was in the level of council tax in each London borough in each year since 1996-97; and if she will make a statement. (96653)

The annual percentage change in the level of council tax by each district council in each London borough since 1996-97 are tabled as follows. Figures are based solely on the borough’s element of the bill, which excludes the precepting amount from the Greater London Authority.

Annual percentage change in the level of council tax by each London borough since 1996-971

Authority

1996-97

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

Barking and Dagenham

8.8

9.4

8.7

5.3

4.5

5.5

Barnet

6.9

3.0

8.3

3.8

5.5

4.6

Bexley

4.2

5.5

10.5

7.7

5.3

7.6

Brent

-3.3

22.5

4.4

16.4

7.6

5.2

Bromley

9.6

6.2

2.9

10.1

8.4

10.3

Camden

14.6

1.4

9.5

1.4

-1.3

4.3

City of London

4.0

4.8

8.3

4.3

3.2

4.4

Croydon

2.8

3.9

9.7

9.7

4.8

-1.7

Ealing

2.6

9.0

8.6

9.5

5.8

6.2

Enfield

5.4

1.8

5.0

7.5

7.4

8.8

Greenwich

19.6

6.8

6.9

-0.9

-2.6

2.3

Hackney

10.5

-9.2

-2.9

-1.0

4.8

10.0

Hammersmith and Fulham

19.0

8.4

-1.9

4.5

4.5

4.6

Haringey

3.0

5.0

1.9

4.4

2.0

0.0

Harrow

3.4

15.2

6.9

8.8

6.9

8.0

Havering

8.7

9.1

9.7

9.1

6.6

10.7

Hillingdon

3.8

4.3

11.3

8.4

6.4

8.5

Hounslow

7.7

3.0

4.0

8.9

6.8

9.1

Islington

16.1

1.8

2.6

-0.8

-5.6

-2.8

Kensington and Chelsea

3.0

0.8

0.8

7.5

5.0

13.1

Kingston upon Thames

4.6

6.3

8.8

13.2

7.5

7.5

Lambeth

-1.0

-3.8

-3.8

-2.2

-1.1

14.3

Lewisham

6.0

3.1

2.3

6.6

8.4

10.2

Merton

5.8

6.8

6.1

4.3

9.1

7.7

Newham

2.8

8.1

3.0

2.8

7.6

4.9

Redbridge

4.1

6.8

6.3

11.3

6.7

4.5

Richmond upon Thames

4.1

3.3

0.4

9.5

7.7

7.9

Southwark

27.4

0.8

4.0

2.3

2.5

6.1

Sutton

4.0

4.8

9.7

6.3

4.5

7.3

Tower Hamlets

17.0

-2.1

0.0

1.6

5.9

7.3

Waltham Forest

10.5

11.6

-3.7

2.5

2.6

3.0

Wandsworth

-1.3

-6.8

-35.2

21.5

3.2

16.7

Westminster

9.0

-1.3

4.0

8.7

2.3

10.2

Authority

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Barking and Dagenham

5.7

11.7

5.5

3.5

3.5

Barnet

2.5

22.8

6.8

1.9

2.0

Bexley

4.5

14.9

7.5

4.7

3.9

Brent

8.5

20.8

5.8

3.3

2.2

Bromley

4.5

6.0

6.8

4.9

4.0

Camden

4.1

12.1

2.8

2.0~

1.9

City of London

5.3

17.3

5.9

4.5

4.6

Croydon

1.0

26.8

7.2

5.0

4.4

Ealing

5.7

25.1

6.8

4.8

2.5

Enfield

6.4

15.0

5.9

2.4

2.5

Greenwich

2.6

10.8

4.1

2.9

0.9

Hackney

10.0

10.0

4.9

1.9

0.0

Hammersmith and Fulham

0.0

9.8

4.9

1.5

1.5

Haringey

0.0

17.4

7.2

4.9

2.5

Harrow

6.0

19.8

3.3

0.7

2.5

Havering

6.8

14.9

5.2

2.9

1.7

Hillingdon

7.6

13.5

4.8

3.9

2.9

Hounslow

5.5

12.7

6.8

4.4

2.3

Islington

-4.5

19.0

5.0

4.2

0.0

Kensington and Chelsea

9.3

13.9

4.7

3.5

0.1

Kingston upon Thames

11.3

12.6

7.0

5.0

3.6

Lambeth

7.8

21.1

5.0

4.0

0.0

Lewisham

7.9

9.4

5.0

4.9

2.5

Merton

5.4

8.9

5.3

2.5

2.5

Newham

5.0

9.8

4.8

4.8

1.9

Redbridge

5.1

12.9

5.5

4.7

3.8

Richmond upon Thames

8.9

13,1

5.2

3.1

0.0

Southwark

3.7

4.3

2.4

1.8

0.0

Sutton

8.2

11.9

7.4

4.8

3.9

Tower Hamlets

2.0

14.0

4.7

4.0

0.0

Waltham Forest

3.6

17.5

6.0

4.6

2.5

Wandsworth

-25.0

57.3

0.0

0.0

0.0

Westminster

4.6

27.5

5.2

-0.1

1.9

1 Figures are based solely on the London borough’s element of the bill, which excludes the precepting amount from the Greater London Authority.