HC Deb 22 December 1971 vol 828 c348W
56. Mr. Frank Allaun

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the approximate average weekly rates paid by council tenants and private landlords' tenants in England and Wales, in London and in each of the major regions of Great Britain.

Mr. Michael Heseltine

The following information has been derived from the report of the 1970 Family Expenditure Survey and is subject to sampling errors.

Average weekly rates paid in the calendar year 1970
Region Local authority tenants Tenants in privately rented unfurnished dwellings
£ £
England and Wales 0.74 0.61
Greater London 1.03 0.94
East Anglia and South East (excluding London) 0.83 0.65
North (Northern, Yorkshire and Humberside and North West Economic Planning Regions) 0.65 0.48
Midlands (East and West Midlands Economic Planning Regions) 0.67 0.49
Rest of England and Wales 0.67 0.54
Scotland 0.99 0.65

Source: Derived from Expenditure Survey report.

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