HC Deb 18 December 1912 vol 45 cc1507-8W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the number of

dwelling-houses in Great Britain under the annual value of £20 exempt from Inhabited House Duty at 31st March, 1903, 31st March, 1909, 31st March, 1910, 31st March, 1911, and 31st March, 1912, respectively?


The numbers as they appear in the Income Tax assessments are the following:—

Year. No. of houses.
1907–08 6,208,000
1908–09 6,281,260
1909–10 6,368,441
1910–11 6,379,092
1911–12 not yet available.

Farmhouses are not included. Being included in the assessments upon the lands with which they are occupied, and not assessed separately, their numbers are not known.