§ 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.