HC Deb 02 May 1930 vol 238 c515

Private Bills contributing to Relief of Unemployment (Bill certified as a Whole).—

Mr. SPEAKER laid upon the Table Certificates of the Lord Privy Seal, pursuant to the Order of the House of the 11th day of December last, that it appeared to him that the following Bills are Bills which contain provisions relating to works the execution of which would substantially contribute to the early relief of unemployment:

River Lee (Flood Relief, etc.) Bill [Lords].

West Ham Corporation Bill [Lords].

Estate. Situation. Number of Houses Rents.
s d. s. d.
Bostall Woolwich 250 6 3 to 10 6
Shepherd's Farm Woolwich 81 5 7 to 20 0
Birtley Co. Durham 900 5 9 to 18 3
Scotswood Newcastle-on-Tyne 402 6 0 to 7 9
Roosegate Barrow-in-Furness 196 4 0 to 6 3
Inchiunan Renfrewshire 52 7 10 to 11 0
Alexandria Dumbartonshire 150 5 11 to 6 7

The rents are inclusive of rates on all the estates except the Roosegate estate. The estimated expenditure on the estates for the year 1930–31 is£37,100; the estimated revenue is£36,360. It is not possible to state the numbers housed on each estate, as the size of tenants' families varies considerably.

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