asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the 290W total amount of money that has been lent to local authorities by the Public Works Loans Board under the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act since 1899; the total lent to public utility societies; and what amount has been repaid up to date?
§ Mr. McNEILL
The total advances made since 1899 by the Public Works Loan Board to Local Authorities under the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act amount to £8,148,742; the sums repaid amount to £605,817 6s. 11d. No loans are made to public utility societies, etc., under the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act. Loans under the Housing Acts to public utility societies and housing companies amount to £8,744,223; the sums repaid aggregate £3,281,673 10s.