HC Deb 23 March 1988 vol 130 cc148-9W
Mr. Wallace

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much was paid to Shetland Islands council under section 2(1) of the Rating (Revaluation Rebates) (Scotland) Act 1985, in respect of the years 1985–86, 1986–87 and 1987–88.

Mr. Lang

The information is set out in the table.

Year Amount Paid
1985–86 362,611
1986–87 200,842
1987–88 148,200

The grant paid for the current financial year is an advance of 95 per cent. of the estimated rebates for the year of £156,000.