HC Deb 17 November 1914 vol 68 cc329-30
18. Mr. LEACH

asked the President of the Local Government Board how many building schemes for workmen's cottages in rural areas the Board has sanctioned since 1st August last?


Since the 1st August last the Board have sanctioned loans under Part III. of the Housing of the Working Classes Act, 1890, for the erection of 678 houses by thirty-seven Rural District Councils in fifty-eight parishes. The Board have also sanctioned loans for the purchase of land for the same purpose by five other Rural District Councils in seven parishes.