HL Deb 23 February 2005 vol 669 c207WA
Lord Hanningfield

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How much the average council tax increase has been across England and Wales in each year since its introduction. [HL1215]

The Minister of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (Lord Rooker)

The average increases in council taxes in England for each year since its introduction are shown in Table 2.2e ofLocal Government Financial Statistics, England, No. 15 2004, a copy of which is available in the Library of the House. The table can also be found at WWW.local.odpm.gov.uk/finance/stats/Igfs/Igfs15/tables/Igfs15-2-2e.xls.

Figures for Wales are the responsibility of the Welsh Assembly Government.