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Council Tax

Volume 463: debated on Wednesday 12 September 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much council tax was raised in the last year for which figures are available. (155216)

The council tax received by local authorities in England in 2006-07 was £19,315 million. This figure excludes amounts funded by council tax benefit and includes both arrears received for previous years and prepayment of council tax for subsequent years.

The data are as reported on QRC4 forms submitted by billing authorities to the Department for Communities and Local Government.