§ Mr. Craigen
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what were the amounts raised by local authorities in rates in Wales during each of the past seven years.102W
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
The amounts raised by local authorities in rates in Wales during each of the past seven years are listed below:
Rates £ million (Outturn Prices) 1974–75 119.5 1975–76 149.0 1976–77 171.6 1977–78 185.7 1978–79 224.6 1979–80 *251.8 1980–81 *322.3 * The figures for 1979–80 and 1980–81 are estimates derived from rating authorities resources element claim forms and estimates of RSG domestic element payments.