§ Colonel WEDGWOOD
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the aggregate amounts payable out of the Consolidated Fund under The Agricultural Rates Act, 1896, and The Agricultural Rates (Scotland) Act, 1896, respectively, in relief of the rates on agricultural land for the financial year 1922–23; what was the aggregate amount payable under The Tithe Rentcharge (Rates) Act, 1899, in relief of rates on tithe rentcharge attached to benefices for that financial year; and what was the amount of the supplementary grant in relief of rates on agricultural land in Scotland under The Local Taxation Account (Scotland) Act, 1908, for that financial year?
§ Major BOYD-CARPENTER
The issues from the Consolidated Fund in the year 1922–23 were:
£ s. d. Under the Agricultural Rates Act, 1896 1,321,725 15 0 Under the Agricultural Rates (Scotland) Act, 1896 181,737 5 10 Under the Tithe Rentcharge (Rates) Act, 1899 418,551 17 1
The amount of the Supplementary Grant-in-relief of rates on agricultural land under the Local Taxation Account (Scotland) Act, 1908, is fixed at £20,000 per annum.