Council Tax

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 5th March 2007.

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Photo of Caroline Spelman Caroline Spelman Shadow Secretary of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the (a) post-capping and (b) pre-capping average rate in pence of band D council tax was in each year in England since 1997-98.

Photo of Ruth Kelly Ruth Kelly Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government

The information requested is tabled as follows:

Council tax in England: band D, two adults for area
Pre-capping Post-capping (£)
1997-98(1,2) 688.00
1998-99(1,2) 747.00
1999-2000(2,3) 798.00
2000-01(2,3) 847.00
2001 -02 2'3 901.00
2002-03(2,3) 976.00
2003-04(3) 1,101.75
2004-05 1,166.75 1,166.58
2005-06 1,214.06 1,213.81
2006-07(3) 1,267.91
(1) Pre-capping figures for 1998-98 and 1998-99 are not available.

(2) Figures prior to 2003-04 are only available to the nearest pound.

(3) No in-year capping took place.

Source:

BR and CTB1 returns

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