HC Deb 19 December 1963 vol 686 c1580

Resolution reported, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make provision with respect to England and Wales for grants to rating authorities, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament—

  1. (a) of any expenses of the Minister of Housing and Local Government incurred—
    1. (i) in making to rating authorities in the case of whom, in the year 1964–65 or any subsequent year, the number of persons over the age of sixty-five estimated to be included in the population of the authority's area exceeds one-tenth of the estimated total of that population a grant in respect of that year at a rate of five pounds per head of the excess;
    2. (ii) in making to rating authorities who have afforded relief for any year in accordance with the said Act to the residential occupiers of dwellings a grant equal to half the aggregate amount of that relief plus one-sixth of the amount, if any, by which that aggregate amounts exceeds three per cent. of the gross rate income of the authority's area for that year within the meaning of the Rate-product Rules 1959 or the Rate-product (County Boroughs) Rules 1959;
  2. (b) of any increase attributable to the said Act in the sums payable out of moneys so provided under any other Act.

Resolution agreed to.