HC Deb 26 March 1969 vol 780 cc330-2W
Mr. Roy Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the total amount that local authorities in Wales will require to raise through rates this year in order to meet their commitments; and how this figure compares with the amount raised in the three preceding years.

Mr. George Thomas

Figures for 1969–70 are not yet available. The estimated rate yields of local authorities in Wales for the preceding three years were as follows:

1966–67 £57,602,300
1967–68 £60,538,785
1968–69 £63,858,723