§ MR. BILLSON (Halifax)
I beg to ask the President of the Local Government Board how many applications for loans under the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act, 1899, have been received from local authorities since the Act came into operation, and what amount of money has been advanced to local authorities in respect of such applications.
§ THE SECRETARY TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD (MR. T. W. RUSSELL,) Tyrone, S.
No sum has at 633 present been advanced to local authorities in England and Wales under the Act referred to, but the Local Government Board have received two applications for sanction to borrow money under the Act, and in one of these cases the loan has been sanctioned. I have no information as regards Scotland and Ireland.