HC Deb 19 November 1984 vol 68 c6W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the total paid in rate rebates in Wales for each year from 1981–82 to 1984–85.

Mr Nicholas Edwards

The information requested is as follows:

£ million
1981–82 11.719
1982–83 18.231
1983–84 38.662
1984–85 *43.200
* Estimate.

The figures include rate rebates paid in respect of supplementary benefit recipients under the housing benefit scheme. The latter was introduced partially in November 1982 and fully in April 1983.