69. Mr. Edward M. Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the average rate burden per head of population in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen, respectively, in the latest annual period for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Ross
Approximate figures for 1967–68 were in Glasgow £38 10s., in Edinburgh £31 3s., in Dundee £29 16s. and in Aberdeen £30 17s. After deducting rates paid in respect of industrial and commercial properties, the average rate burden per head of population was in Glasgow £14 9s.. in Edinburgh £15, in Dundee £14 and in Aberdeen £13 15s.