§ Mr. Sandys
The approximate percentages of the net expenditure of the various classes of local authority in 1953–54 which were met by grants from the central government are shown hereunder. Figures of expenditure for 1955–56 have not yet been received from local authorities while those for 1954–55 have not yet been completely analysed.
per cent. County councils (including London) 64 County borough councils 47 Metropolitan borough councils (including the City of London) 23 Non-county borough councils 20 Urban district councils 24 Rural district councils 36