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Somerset County Council: Finance

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 19 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what Somerset County Council's borrowing was in each of the last five years. (211434)

The following table shows Somerset county council's total gross borrowing and the change in borrowing for each of the last five years.

£ million

Outstanding amount at 31 March

Change in borrowing

2003-04

272.9

11.3

2004-05

374.6

101.7

2005-06

399.5

24.9

2006-07

440.2

40.7

2007-08

390.9

-49.3

Source:

Quarterly Borrowing returns and Public Works Loan Board.