asked the Minister of Health the number of public utility 627W societies formed since 1919; the total amount of public money given towards their work; how many have gone into voluntary liquidation; and how many have dissolved on the completion of their housing schemes?
I regret that the precise information desired is not available. The following statement, however, gives particulars of the Exchequer contributions paid to public utility housing societies under the Housing Acts so far as the information is available.
— Number of Public Utility Housing Societies to whom Exchequer Subsidy has been paid. Amount of Exchequer Subsidy, ete., paid to 23rd November, 1328. £ Housing, Town Planning, etc., Act, 1919. 81 1,460,091 Housing, etc., Act, 1923. 5 1,198 Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1924. 3 5,899 Total 1,467,188