§ MR. HORNER (Lambeth N.)
I beg to ask the President of the Local Government Board, whether he can state how many persons have taken advantage of the provisions of the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act since it came into operation; and how many loans under the Act during the same period have been granted respectively in London and how many in the country.
§ THE SECRETARY OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD (MR. GRANT LAWSON,) York, N.R., Thirsk
My information is limited to cases of applications for sanction to loans for the purposes of the Act in England and Wales. As regards London, the sanction of the London County Council is required to any such loans. I have made inquiry, and am informed that no loans have been sanctioned by them under the Act. With respect to the rest of the country, the Local Government Board have sanctioned 24 loans amounting to £21,423 for advances to 99 persons.