HC Deb 05 November 1992 vol 213 cc373-4W
Mr. McFall

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what additional resources will be made available to the Valuation Office in connection with outstanding rating appeals from the 1990 revaluation of non-domestic property.

Mr. Robin Squire

The Department's existing expenditure plans in respect of Valuation Office agency rating services are set out in figure 119 of the Department's annual report for 1992. This shows the following provision over three years:

Year £ million
1992–93 115.3
1993–94 115.4
1994–95 118.2

This provision covers work on outstanding and new rating appeals against the 1990 rating list, and work in connection with the 1995 general revaluation.