Council Tax

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 17th March 2005.

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Photo of Caroline Spelman Caroline Spelman Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what the level of council tax receipts raised in England was in each year since 1997–98.

Photo of Nick Raynsford Nick Raynsford Minister of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (Local and Regional Government)

The figures requested are tabled as follows. Figures for 2004–05 are not yet available on the same basis.

Council tax receipts
£ million
1997–98 9,570
1998–99 10,579
1999–2000 11,457
2000–01 12,242
2001–02 13,209
2002–03 14,510
2003–04 16,392


The amounts shown are total receipts, irrespective of the year to which they relate. They exclude amounts funded from council tax benefit.


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