HC Deb 21 December 1988 vol 144 c263W
Mrs. Mahon

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much in percentage terms each region's ratepayers pay for their fire service.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

[holding answer 19 December 1988]: The amount by which ratepayers fund individual services is not known since services are also funded by central Government block grant which is not attributable to individual services.