HC Deb 26 February 1957 vol 565 cc154-5W
Mr. Timmons

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the rateable value of Lanarkshire County Council in 1938 as compared with 1955–56; and what is the gross annual value of industry over the same period in the area of the Lanarkshire County Council.

Mr. Maclay

The total gross annual and rateable valuation of the landward area of the County of Lanark for the years in question, and the corresponding figures for industrial and freight transport subjects, were as follows:

1938–39 1955–56
£ £
Total—all subjects
Gross annual value 2,506,388 3,791,301
Rateable value 1,795,395 2,685,818
Industrial and freight transport subjects
Gross annual value 429,094 897,148
Rateable value 94,552 196,504