HC Deb 26 June 1930 vol 240 c1367W

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.