§ Mrs. Maureen Hicks
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) how many residents in Wolverhampton in the current financial year have benefited from transitional relief in the payment of their community charge;
(2) how many residents in Wolverhampton will benefit from the community charge reduction scheme.
§ Mr. Key
About 16,500 people in Wolverhampton are benefiting from transitional relief in 1990–91. Information on the number of people in each charging authority area who will benefit from the community charge reduction scheme in 1991–92 will be available once authorities have submitted their grant claim forms.
§ Mr. Shersby
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if police officers living in section houses in the metropolis where the rates were paid by the receiver are eligible to receive a reduction in their community charge.