§ 67. Sir WALTER de FRECE
asked the Minister of Health if he will give the name of each town of the country which possesses by legislation power to raise money for entertainment purposes above the statutory rate of one penny, and indicate the adopted rate in each case, as well as the amount of money which is raised by the entire rate?
As the reply is rather long, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ The answer is as follows:
§ Since 1900 the following places have obtained by legislation power to raise
|Borough or District.||Purpose under which Expenditure on Entertainments is included in the Returns.||Expenditure falling on Rates for purposes specified in Column 2.||Amount in the £ of Rate levied to meet Expenditure.|
|Bath||Hot mineral baths and entertainments||5,898||3.5|
|Bexhill||Provision of music||660*||1.0|
|Lytham St. Anne's||Municipal orchestra||911||1.0†|
|Morecambe (l925–26)||Entertainments, undertaking and advertisements.||2,800||6.8|
|Tunbridge Wells||Public bands||1,530||1.1†|
|* Column 3.—Calculated from amount in Column 4.|
|† Column 4.—Calculated from amount in Column 3.|