HC Deb 22 July 1929 vol 230 cc923-4W

asked the hon. Member for Carlisle as representing the Ecclesiastical Commissioners the number of acres of land in the Borough of South Shields vested in the Commissioners; and the amount of mineral royalties, ground rent, and other income, respectively, received from this land by the Commissioners for the last year for which figures are available?


Apart from land already developed by building leases the surface area is about 750 acres. The gross rents received for year to 31st March, 1928, were:

Ground rents 8,150
Short tenancies 1,400
Mineral royalties and rents of surface let with minerals approximately 8,000
Miscellaneous profits 50