§ Mr. Gordon Oakes
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government how many ratepayers in the County Borough of Bolton have obtained rebates of their rates; what is the total annual 164W amount of such rebates; and what is the average rebate per claimant.
§ 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 £35,299 £29,941 Number of recipients— 1st half year 3,635 2,946 2nd half year 3,856 2,938 Average rebate for the year £9 8s. £10 4s.