Mr. David Adams
asked the Minister of Health which rural district councils in England and Wales have made arrangements with private builders under the Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1933; and what is the total number of houses involved in such arrangements?
§ Mr. Bernays
By the 31st December, 1937, the following rural district councils had given guarantees in respect of a total of 2,689 houses:
Barrow - upon -Soar. Keighley. Northwich. Cheadle. Rotherham. Chesterfield. Wakefield. Congleton. Wallingford. Doncaster. Whiston. Easthampstead. Winchester. Flaxton. Worksop.
In addition, at the same date, guarantees had been promised by, or were the subject of active negotiations with, the following rural district councils in respect of 500 houses:
Chesterfield. Wakefield. Eastry. Whiston. Rotherham. Winchester.