HC Deb 09 June 1932 vol 266 c2095
28. Mr. HICKS

asked the Minister of Health the number of houses built in 1930 and 1931, respectively, that received State subsidy, and the number for which no subsidy or State assistance was given?


The number of houses built with State assistance in England and Wales in 1930 was 52,295, and in 1931 was 64,728. These figures do not include houses erected in replacement of houses demolished under improvement and reconstruction schemes confirmed prior to the passing of the Housing Act, 1930. The number of houses built without State assistance having a rateable value not exceeding £78 (or £105 in the Metropolitan area) was in the year ended 31st March, 1931, 128,728, and in the year ended 31st March, 1932, 130,903.

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