HC Deb 20 January 1981 vol 997 c109W
Mr. Craigen

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what were the amounts raised by local authorities in rates in England during each of the past seven years.

Mr. King

The available figures* are as follows:

£ million
1975–76 3,655
1976–77 3,968
1977–78 4,505
1978–79 4,966
1979–80 †5,773
* Rate Income: excluding government grant towards rate rebate, and the domestic element of Rate Support Grant. The figures are rate income, reported by local authorities as received in the year.
Provisional outturn.

Figures for 1980–81 are not available on the same basis as for earlier years.