HC Deb 25 November 1971 vol 826 c450W
Mr. Dunnett

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment in the Rate Support Grant negotiations for local government service for 1970–71, 1971–72 and 1972–73 what were the percentage increases in real terms allowed for as compared with the previous year.

Mr. Graham Page

The relevant expenditure accepted for rate support grant represented growth rates in real terms of about 5 per cent., 3.6 per cent. and 4.8 per cent.