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Council Tax: Newcastle upon Tyne

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 16 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many properties there are in each council tax band in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne; and how many in each such band are (a) empty and (b) in each exemption class. (321042)

Details of the number of dwellings and the number of long-term empty dwellings by council tax band in Newcastle upon Tyne are shown in the following table.

Data on dwellings that are exempt from council tax (including short-term empty dwellings) are not collected by individual council tax band.

Council tax band

Number of dwellings

Long-term empty dwellings

A

71,269

1,157

B

18,065

105

C

17,596

125

D

8,200

68

E

4,007

26

F

1,916

17

G

1,491

19

H

117

5

Total

122,661

1,522

The data are as reported on the “Calculation of Council Tax Base for Formula Grant Purposes” (CTB) form completed by all the billing authorities in England as at October 2009.