§ Mr. Michael Morris
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his latest estimate of the yield of rates in England and Wales; and what proportion comes from (a) domestic properties, (b) industrial premises, (c) commercial premises, and (d) other categories.
§ Mr. Guy Barnett
The estimated yield of rates in England and Wales in 1978–79 was:
£ millions Percentage of total per cent. Total 5,240 Comprising: Domestic properties 2,143* 41 Industrial premises 658 13 Commercial premises 1,479 28 Other categories 960 18 * Net of rate rebates.