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Parish Councils: Council Tax

Volume 508: debated on Monday 29 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average level of parish council precepts on council tax was in 2009-10; and what estimate he has made of that level in 2010-11. (324020)

The average level of parish council precepts on council tax in England in 2008-09, the latest date for which an estimate has been made, is £45. This figure is published in Table A3b of ‘Local Government Financial Statistics No. 19 2009’, a copy of which is available in the Library of the House or on the Communities and Local Government website.

The estimate for 2009-10 will be published in ‘Local Government Financial Statistics No. 20 2010’ in June 2010. No date has been set for the publishing of the estimate for 2010-11.