§ Mr. Cyril Smith
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total annual value of rate relief accruing to registered charities in England.
§ Mr. Howard
The total value of mandatory rate relief accruing to registered charities in England in respect of both domestic and non-domestic properties is estimated to be £103 million in 1987–88. Information on discretionary rate relief accruing to them is not collected centrally.