§ Mr. CHARLES BATHURST
asked the President of the Local Government Board if he would state the amount of the loans to local authorities in rural areas sanctioned by the Board for building cottages 1173 under the Housing Acts for the period from 1900 to 1905, inclusive, and for each of the years from 1906 to]910, inclusive?
§ The PRESIDENT of the LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD (Mr. Burns)
The amounts of the loans sanctioned by the Local Government Board to local authorities in rural areas for the erection of houses under Part III. of the Housing of the Working Classes Act, 1890, since the year 1890 are as follows:—1890–99, £3,500; 1900–05, £6,800; 1906–10, £37,280; 1911 and the first three months of 1912, £29,688. [See Written Answers this date.]