§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of HEALTH (Sir Kingsley Wood)
The numbers of new houses completed by the Tipton Urban District Council and by private enterprise in the urban district under the Housing Acts since the 1st January, 1919, are:
§ Statistics as to the numbers erected by private enterprise without State assistance during the same period are not available
§ 93. Mr. SHORT
asked the Minister of Health what municipal housing schemes have been adopted and completed by the Tipton Urban District Council since 1st January, 1919; whether any are incomplete; if not, has any application been made by the authority to promote further schemes; and, if so, under what Act?
§ Sir K. WOOD
Since the 1st January, 1919, 150 houses have been completed by the Urban District Council of Tipton, and 20 by private enterprise with State assistance. In addition, the local authority have 44 houses under construction and 14 contracted for but not yet commenced; and three houses commenced by private builders have not yet been completed. The council also have authority to grant subsidy to private enterprise in respect of a farther 50 houses under the 1923 Act.