44. Mr. DAVID ADAMS
asked the Minister of Health the number of houses in respect of which guarantees have been given by rural district councils in England and Wales under Section 2 of the Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1933, and the approximate rentals of such houses?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of HEALTH (Mr. R. S. Hudson)
Rural district councils in England and Wales, up to 30th September, 1936, had given guarantees in respect of 1,859 houses under the enactment mentioned by the hon. Member. The weekly rentals of these houses varied from 7s. 6d. to 12s., exclusive of rates, the average weekly rental being 8s. 10d.