HC Deb 18 April 1969 vol 781 cc307-8W
Mrs. Ewing

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will name the four Scottish domiciled persons whose salaried appointments were made within his patronage, giving in each instance the title of the appointment and the remuneration received.

Mr. Greenwood

The following individuals have Scottish addressesMr. E. Clark—Member (part-time) of the Housing Corporation—£1,000 p.a.

the rural district of Swale, in each of the last two years under the Rating Act, 1966; how this compares with relief granted under the Rating (Interim Relief) Act, 1964; and how the number and value of rebates to these authorities compares with the figures already estimated by his Department;

(2) how many domestic ratepayers in the boroughs of Faversham and Queen-borough-in-Sheppey, and its predecessors, the urban district of Sittingbourne and Milton and the rural district of Swale, received rate rebates in each of the last two years.

Mr. Skeffington

The average numbers of recipients of rate rebates under the Rating Act, 1966, and the average rebates for the years 1966–67 and 1967–68 are as follows:

Mr. J. Farquharson—Member (part-time) of the Land Commission—1,000 p.a.

Mr. W. S. Gauldie—Member (part-time) of the National Building Agency—£500 p.a.

Lord Mitchison—Member (part-time) of the Harlow New Town Development Corporation—£500 p.a.