HC Deb 09 April 1923 vol 162 cc889-91W
Captain BENN

asked the Minister of Health if he can give the number of houses that were completed each month during the first six months of 1922; and the number that were under construction in each month during that period.


Statistics are not available showing the total number of houses which were completed and were under construction during the months in question, but the following table gives the information in regard to the State assisted scheme:

Houses completed and under construction by local authorities and public utility societies—

During month of— Number of Houses.
Completed. Under construction.
January, 1922 7,629 63,814
February, 1922 6,686 59,133
March, 1922 8,675 52,417
April, 1922 7,145 47,102
May, 1922 8,238 40,970
June, 1922 6,908 35,971

The number of houses completed under the private builders' subsidy scheme for the same months were:

During mouth of— Number of houses completed.
January, 1922 1,724
February, 1922 1,394
March, 1922 1,747
April, 1922 1,322
May, 1922 2,167
June, 1922 3,495
Total 11,849
Information as to the number of houses under construction by private builders during this period is not available.

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