HC Deb 04 May 1925 vol 183 cc612-3W
Major GLYN

asked the Minister of Health in how many rural district council areas does a penny rate bring in less than £400; in how many up to £600; and what is the highest figure obtained in any rural district council area by the levying of a penny rate, taking in each case the present assessable values as the basis of calculation?


A rate of one penny in the pound calculated on the assessable values at the beginning of the year 1924-25 would amount to less than £400 in 528 rural districts and to between £400 and £600 in 70 districts. The highest figure for any rural district would he £1,526