73. Mr. David Adams
asked the Minister of Health how many rural district councils in England and Wales have made application for Exchequer grants in aid of new housing accommodation required for the purpose of the abatement of overcrowding among members of the agricultural population under the terms of Section 33 of the Housing Act, 1935, and Section 108 of the Housing Act, 1936; and the number and amounts of the grants approved by him under those sections up to the end of November, 1937?
§ Mr. Bernays
As the answer contains a number of figures I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ Eighty-two rural district councils have made application for an Exchequer contribution under Section 108 of the Housing Act, 1936, which re-enacts Section 33 of the Housing Act, 1935. Up to 30th November, 1937, my right hon. Friend had undertaken, on the recommendation of the Rural Housing Committee to make the following Exchequer contributions payable annually in respect of each house:
|No, of Houses.||Contribution per house.|