HC Deb 15 May 1970 vol 801 c445W
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, 54,010 in 1967–68 and 55,017 in 1968–69. The total amount of rebates for the three years was £2,267,187. Relief to individual ratepayers under the 1964 Act totalled £9,020.