§ Mr. Edwin Wainwright
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in the Official Report figures showing the amounts paid, by the manufacturing industries, in respect of local authority rates for each of the past four years.
§ Mr. Graham Page
Precise figures are not available. Estimated amounts paid92W in respect of factories, mills and other similar premises in England and Wales were:
£ million 1968–69 203 1969–70 221 1970–71 241 1971–72 279