§ 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.