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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-01471: Rumbles, Mike (North East Scotland)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 14 July 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how much money it raises through business rates in (a) the Aberdeen city area and (b) Aberdeen city centre and how that compares with each of the previous five years.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 3 August 2016

The following table shows how much money has been raised through business rates within the Aberdeen City Council area for each of the previous 5 years. Information is not held at a city centre level.

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

£m

162.7

170.6

178.3

193.2

200.3

216.5

Note. The figures for 2011-15 represent final audited figures; 2015-16 and 2016-17 are provisional figures.