HC Deb 29 June 1933 vol 279 c1647
25. Dr. SALTER

asked the Minister of Health on what grounds he is withholding loan sanctions from local authorities who desire to provide working-class dwellings without State assistance?


My general practice in dealing with applications for sanction

Statement showing the number of houses completed in England and Wales during the years ended 31st March, 1932, and 31st March, 1933.
Number of houses completed.*
Year ended With State assistance. Without State Assistance.
By Local Authorities By Private Enterprise
31st March, 1932 67,576 2,333 130,903
31st March, 1933 54,566 2,493 143,437
* Excluding houses of a rateable value exceeding £78 (£105 in the Metropolitan area).
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