§ Mr. DAY
asked the Minister of Health whether he can state the number of new houses built in England and Wales under the various Housing Acts between the 1st
Name of Act. Number of houses built by— Total number of houses built. Local Authorities. Private Enterprise. Housing, Town Planning, etc., Act, 1919 … 161,807 3,557 165,364 Housing (Additional Powers) Act, 1919 … — 32,646 32,646 Housing, etc., Act, 1923 … 73,895 362,738 436,633 Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1924 … 290,853 5,138 295,991 Totals … 526,555 404,079 930,634
No statistics of the kind indicated in the last part of the question are available.
asked the Minister of Health if he will give the number of houses finished under the various Housing Acts, and the number without subsidy for each quarter from June, 1929, onwards?
Quarter ended Number of State-assisted houses completed daring the quarter under the Housing, Town Planning, etc., Act, 1919. Housing, etc., Act, 1923. Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1924. 30th September, 1929 … 18 39,227 17,730 31st December, 1929 … 14 — 14,507 31st March, 1930 … — — 10,571
Returns as to houses erected without State assistance are obtained half-yearly only, to the end of March and September respectively. The number of such houses of a rateable value not exceeding £78 (or £105 in the Metropolitan police district) erected during the six months ended in September last was 38,298, and during the six months ended in March last 53,393.