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House of Commons Hansard
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29 March 2010
Volume 508
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To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the gross value was of council tax receipts in (a) England, (b) each local authority and (c) each Government office region expressed in (i) cash and (ii) real terms in each year since 1997-98. [324505]

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For information in respect of England as a whole I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Peterborough (Mr. Jackson) on 19 January 2010, Official Report, columns 281-82W.

For information in respect of the individual billing authorities in England I refer the hon. Member to the answers I gave to the hon. Member for Meriden (Mrs. Spelman) on 20 October 2009, Official Report, column 1389W and on 5 January 2010, Official Report, column 214W.

Information on council tax collected in each Government office region in England from 1997-98 to 2008-09 in both cash and real terms is given in the following tables.

Cash

£ million

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

North East

449

488

520

555

593

648

709

755

793

828

872

902

North West1

1,310

1,424

1,519

1,623

1,733

1,860

2,034

2,063

2,235

2,349

2,475

2,570

Yorkshire and the Humber

866

949

1,014

1,087

1,171

1,277

1,415

1,512

1,595

1,668

1,755

1,835

East Midlands

773

860

935

1,013

1,087

1,213

1,334

1,433

1,502

1,575

1,653

1,738

West Midlands

940

1,027

1,113

1,198

1,298

1,421

1,573

1,662

1,743

1,813

1,918

1,996

East of England

1,051

1,190

1,306

1,427

1,542

1,722

1,977

2,122

2,225

2,345

2,484

2,613

London

1,386

1,486

1,616

1,767

1,944

2,099

2,448

2,617

2,771

2,888

3,051

3,171

South East1

1,716

1,926

2,092

2,260

2,435

2,696

3,102

3,267

3,506

3,691

3,892

4,098

South West

995

1,109

1,203

1,312

1,406

1,576

1,801

1,942

2,048

2,158

2,274

2,395

England

9,488

10,459

11,318

12,242

13,208

14,511

16,392

17,372

18,419

19,315

20374

21,319

Real terms at 2008-09 prices calculated using the retail prices index as at April 2008

£ million

1997-98

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

North East

614

642

674

699

733

789

837

870

885

902

909

902

North West1

1,794

1,875

1,968

2,042

2,142

2,266

2,403

2,377

2,497

2,559

2,578

2,570

Yorkshire and the Humber

1,186

1,249

1,313

1,368

1,448

1,555

1,671

1,742

1,781

1,817

1,829

1,835

East Midlands

1,058

1,132

1,211

1,274

1,343

1,477

1,575

1,651

1,678

1,715

1,722

1,738

West Midlands

1,288

1,352

1,441

1,507

1,605

1,731

1,858

1,916

1,947

1,975

1,998

1,996

East of England

1,439

1,566

1,692

1,795

1,906

2,097

2,334

2,445

2,485

2,553

2,588

2,613

London

1,898

1,956

2,093

2,223

2,403

2,556

2,891

3,016

3,095

3,145

3,178

3,171

South East1

2,350

2,535

2,710

2,843

3,010

3,284

3,664

3,764

3,916

4,020

4,055

4,098

South West

1,363

1,459

1,558

1,651

1,738

1,919

2,127

2,238

2,288

2,350

2,370

2,395

England

12,990

13,766

14,661

15,401

16,328

17,674

19,360

20,019

20,572

21,036

21,227

21,319

1 Data for two authorities not received in 2004-05.

The data are taken from the Quarterly Return of Council Tax and Non-domestic rates returns completed annually by all billing authorities in England and the real terms data are given at 2008-09 prices.