§ Commander BELLAIRS
asked the Minister of Health how many cottages have been erected since 1919 in rural districts, and how many are being completed?50W
not show separately houses built in any particular area of an administrative district. The following table, however, gives the approximate numbers of houses completed in Rural Districts in England and Wales during each of the last four years ending in September:
Since 1919, the total number of houses completed in rural districts under State assisted schemes is 117,006. In the same period, 92,500 houses had been built in rural districts without the aid of subsidies, and of these 70,860 are returned as being of lower rateable value than £26 per annum. On the 1st November 32,000 houses (including 22,452 subsidised houses) were in course of construction in rural districts.