§ Mr. Berry
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what was(a) the total sum, (b) the amount paid to Kingswood borough council, (c) the percentage of the total paid to Kingswood borough council and (d) the amount paid per dwelling in Bristol, in transitional relief in respect of the council tax in each year from 1993–94 to 1995–96. 
§ Sir Paul Beresford
The information requested is as follows:
- (a) Total amount of transitional relief
- 1993–94: £378,652,826
- 1994–95: £111,283,108
- 1995–96: £27,178,179(1)
(b) Amount of transitional relief paid to Kingswood borough council
- 1993–94: £164,456
- 1994–95: £28,416
- 1995–96: £6,125(1)
430 (c) Percentage of total amount of transitional relief paid to Kingswood borough council
- 1993–94: 0.04 per cent.
- 1994–95: 0.02 per cent.
- 1995–96: 0.02 per cent.(1)
(d) Amount paid per chargeable dwelling in Kingswood
- 1993–94: £4.59
- 1994–95: £0.78
- 1995–96: £0.16(1)
These figures are averages. The actual amount of transitional relief varied according to a household's council tax banding, its composition and its previous liability for community charge.
(1)Information for 1995–96 is provisional and is subject to final grant claims to be made during 1996–97.