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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22322: Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 21 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on the most recent figures for the average Band D Council Tax bill in (a) Scotland, (b) England and (c) Wales.

Answered by: Kate Forbes 4 April 2019

The most recent information that the Scottish Government has on the average Band D Council Tax bill in (a) Scotland, (b) England and (c) Wales is as follows:

(a) The Scottish average Band D council tax for 2019-20 is £1,251.

The latest information for the 2019-20 Scottish average Band D council tax is available at the link below:

https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Local-Government-Finance/Datasets
CouncilTax/BandDCouncilTax1920

(b) The average Band D council tax set by local authorities in England in 2019-20 will be £1,750.

The latest available information for the 2019-20 English average Band D council tax bill is available at the link below:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data
/file/789613/Council_tax_levels_set_by_local_authorities_in_England_2019-20.pdf

(c) The average Band D council tax for Wales for 2019-20 is £1,591.

The latest available information for the 2019-20 Welsh average Band D council tax bill is available at the link below:

https://gov.wales/council-tax-levels-april-2019-march-2020 .