HC Deb 11 February 1930 vol 235 cc201-2
21. Sir K. WOOD

asked the Lord Privy Seal the number and extent of the schemes of water authorities which have been approved as a result of his recent communication to such authorities; and how many have been commenced?

The LORD PRIVY SEAL (Mr. J. H. Thomas)

Since the 2nd December, 1929, the date of the issue by the Unemployment Grants Committee of the last Circular Letter, 48 schemes, estimated to cost £1,383,000, have been approved for grant in respect of works in connection with water supply undertakings. Information as to the number of schemes which have started is not available.