§ Mr. Alec Jones
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. George Thomas
61,752 ratepayers in Wales received rebates in 1966–67 and 53,948 in 1967–68. The total amount of rebates for the two years was £1,491,142. Relief to individual ratepayers under the 1964 Act totalled £8,406 for the four years 1964–68.62W