§ Mr. BENNETT
asked the Minister of Health the amount raised in rates by all the local authorities in the country in 1913 and in 1923, respectively; and in each case the amount per head of the population?
§ Sir K. WOOD
It is estimated that the amounts raised in rates by all local authorities in the financial year 1913–14 was £71,276,000, representing £1 18s. 11d. per head of population, and in the financial year 1923–24 was £144,000,000, representing £3 14s. 10d. per head of population.