asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the total tax take in each county in England in the past financial year, broken down by different forms of taxation; and [HL1724]
What proportion of money is spent by the public sector in Essex compared to the overall level of money collected in taxation within Essex in the past financial year; and [HL1726]
What is the estimated total public spend per head of population in each county in England in the past financial year. [HL1780]
The available information on income tax is published by HMRC in table 3.13 “Income and tax, by county and region”, available at www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/income distribution/menu-by-year.htm. Regional stamp duty receipts attributable to residential property are also published by HMRC, available at www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/stamp duty/tablel5-2.pdf. The Government have made no estimates of aggregate taxes at county level. Neither total nor per capita public spending estimates are available at the county level.