§ Mr. E. Rowlands
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many persons in Wales have benefited by the rate rebate scheme since its inception; what is the total amount in rebates; and how this compares with the amount under the Rating (Interim Relief) Act 1964.
§ Mr. Cledwyn Hughes
59,111 ratepayers in Wales received rebates in the first half of 1966–67 and 64,395 in the second half-year. The total amount of rebates was £775,111. Relief to individual ratepayers under the 1964 Act totalled £4,824 for the three years 1964–67.