60. Mr. T. THOMSON
asked the Minister of Health the amount of Exchequer assistance granted to local authorities in England and Wales for slum clearance schemes for each year since 1919 under Parts I and II of the Housing Act., 1890, showing separate figures for London and for the rest of England and Wales?
As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ Prior to the financial year 1924–25, separate accounts were, not furnished to the Department for expenditure under Parts I and II of the Housing Act, 1890, as distinct from Part III of that Act, and I regret that I am unable to furnish information prior to that year. The payments made on account of Exchequer subsidy for 1024–25 onwards are as follow:
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