HC Deb 05 November 1940 vol 365 c1233W
Mr. Craven-Ellis

asked the Minister of Health whether he can give the number of local authorities who joined with the Government in giving their guarantees to building societies as a condition for making advances on mortgage under the Housing Act, 1933; what was the total number of houses involved; and the amount advanced by building societies?

Miss Horsbrugh

The figures for the period ended 31st March, 1939, the latest date up to which complete information is available, are, respectively, 69, 21,482 and £6,862,612.