HC Deb 15 December 1975 vol 902 c469W
Mr. Stephen Ross

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the statistics concerning all aspects of local authority operations except housing which are recorded and maintained centrally by his Department.

Mr. Oakes

The list, which excludes housing, is as follows:


  • Planning applications
  • Land with outstanding planning permissions
  • Derelict land
  • Historic buildings and conservation


  • New works
  • Employment


  • Public service vehicles
  • Road mileage
  • Road expenditure
  • Road lighting
  • Road accidents

Specific Grants

  • Rates rebate
  • Rates relief
  • Rates support
  • Clean air
  • Derelict sites
  • Transport supplementary
  • Bus Fuel


  • House refuse
  • Allotments
  • Tree planting

Financial.—For the administration of Government financial matters the local authorities make comprehensive returns covering their receipts and expenditures. The statistics concerning this aspect of their operations are published annually by my Department in "Local Government Financial Statistics".