§ Mr. Marlow
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will set out the numbers employed in local government, the cost of local government, the average amount of domestic rates payable per household, the total amount of commercial and industrial rates payable, giving the last three categories in actual terms and indexed at 1960 = 100, for 1960 and each subsequent year.
§ Mr. King
Information on local authority manpower in June of each year from 1960 to 1981 is available in "Local Government Financial Statistics 1979–80" table B2, and 1980–81, table 23, copies of which are available in the Library. I shall write to the hon. Member with the remaining available information.