HC Deb 23 April 1968 vol 763 c24W
Mr. Gardner

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government, what sums were allocated to the Beeston and Stapleford Urban District Council in respect of rates rebates in 1967–68 and for the five preceding years.

Mr. Skeffington

Figures for 1966–67 and 1967–68, the first two years of operation of the rate rebate scheme, are as follows:

1966–67 1967–68
Total rebate afforded £12,579 £11,875
Number of recipients:—
1st half year 818 870
2nd half year 1,003 890
Average rebate for the year £13 16s. £13 10s.

75 per cent. of the total amount afforded is met by the Exchequer.