HC Deb 16 March 1925 vol 181 cc1878-9W

asked the Minister of Health the number of houses under construction in England, Scotland, and Wales on each of the following dates:—20th January, 1924, 10th November, 1924, and 10th March, 1925?


The number of houses under construction on the precise dates mentioned in the question cannot be given, but the following table shows the position for England and Wales, as regards State-assisted schemes, on the 1st day of February and November, 1924, and March, 1925, respectively:

table shows the number of houses under construction on the 1st April and the 1st October, 1924.

Number of houses under construction.
1st April, 1924. 1st October, 1924.
England (excluding Monmouth) 35,629 34,675
Wales and Monmouth 2,324 2,543
Totals 37,953 37,218

As regards figures for Scotland, I would suggest that the hon. and gallant Member should address a similar question to my right hon. Friend the Secretary for Scotland.