§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his latest estimate of the yield of rates in Scotland; and what proportion comes from (a) domestic properties, (b) industrial premises, (c) commercial premises, and (d) other categories.
§ Mr. Millan
The latest estimate of the yield of rates in Scotland excluding domestic water rate and formula rated public utilities is £601 million payable in the following shares:
Domestic 37.9 per cent. Industrial 13.7 per cent. Commercial 27 per cent. Miscellaneous 21.4 per cent.