HC Deb 25 June 1974 vol 875 c431W
Mr. Gwynoro Jones

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total amount of financial assistance given by the Government to Welsh local authorities; and how much of this is related to assisting with easing the rates burden.

Mr. Oakes

The total amount of rate support grant payable to Welsh local authorities in 1974–75 is estimated at £256 million.