HC Deb 27 April 1967 vol 745 cc344-5W
Mr. Randall

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what was the total amount for all purposes paid from national funds to assist the rate income of the county borough of Gateshead for the years 1962–63, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66 and 1966–67.

Mr. MacColl

The total sums paid to the county borough of Gateshead in respect of general grant, rate deficiency grant, grants under Section 1 of the Rating (Interim Relief) Act, 1964, specific grants in aid of revenue expenditure and housing subsidies are as follows:

1962–63 £2,156,746
1963–64 £2,413,275
1964–65 £2,662,284
1965–66 £3,077,434

Comparable figures for 1966–67 are not yet available.

(Source—epitomes of accounts.)

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