§ Mr. Straw
To ask the Secretary of State for the environment (1) what is his latest estimate of the total number in each council tax band in England of(a) dwellings, (b) exempt dwellings, (c) chargeable dwellings that are subject to a disabled reduction, (d) diplomats dwellings, (e) chargeable dwellings entitled to a single discount for the purposes of council tax, (f) chargeable dwellings that are entitled to two discounts for the purposes of council tax and (g) total equivalent number of dwellings after discounts, exemptions, and disabled relief;
(2) what is his latest estimate of the number of band D equivalents in each council tax band in England;
(3) what is his latest estimate of the number of dwellings on the valuation list in England that were exempt in each class A to Q.
§ Mr. Gummer
The statistical returns from local authorities which contain the information requested are currently being processed. I will provide the information as soon as it is available.