§ Ms. Mildred Gordon
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total amount of rate allowance claimed so far in the Isle of Dogs enterprise zone.
§ Mr. David Trippier
[pursuant to his reply, 23 January, col. 458]: Schedule 32 of the Local Government,Planning and Land Act 1980 provides that my right hon. Friend shall make grants to rating authorities who lose revenue from properties within enterprise zones that are exempt from the payment of rates. To date, the rating authorities affected by the Isle of Dogs enterprise zone, have claimed £27,053,715.