HC Deb 08 March 1938 vol 332 c1732W
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.
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.

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