HC Deb 26 May 1924 vol 174 cc39-40
81. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the First Commissioner of Works how many houses for the working classes are now under construction by his Department, how many have been completed during the present year, and how many it is proposed to build during the next nine months?


There are 70 houses under construction, and 85 houses have been completed during the present year. In addition to completing the houses under construction, the further number contemplated at present to be built is 20, making a total of 5,334 houses under the Addison Housing Scheme.

Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

If the right hon. Gentleman was able to construct so many houses by his Department, why is he not going on constructing them?


May I ask the cost of these houses?


That does not arise out of the question on the Paper.