HC Deb 07 June 1984 vol 61 c249W
Mr. Tony Banks

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) if he will list those local authorities whose gross revenue expenditure has risen by (a) less than the rate of inflation as measured by the retail price index, (b) less than 10 per cent. above the rate of inflation and (c) less than 20 per cent. above the rate of inflation over the period 1978–79 to 1982–83;

(2) if he will publish, for the years 1978–79 to 1982–83, the outturns of local authority gross revenue expenditure for England and Wales and the proportions of that expenditure financed by (i) domestic ratepayers, (ii) domestic relief grant, (iii) industrial ratepayers (iv) commercial ratepayers, (v) other non-domestic ratepayers, (vi) specific grants (vii) supplementary grants, (viii) needs and resources/block grant, (ix) housing subsidy, (x) rent rebate grant, (xi) rents, net of rebate grant, (xii) fees and charges, (xiii) other income and (xiv) balances.

Mr. Waldegrave

I shall answer these questions shortly.