HC Deb 01 August 1944 vol 402 cc1193-4W
Rear-Admiral Beamish

asked the Minister of Health the total amount of housing subsidies payable in the last year for which the figures are available both by the Government and by local authorities under the various housing Acts.

Mr. Willink

The amounts of the Government subsidies under the various Housing Acts paid in the year 1943–44 were as follows:

1919 Act 4,947,169
1923 Act 2,439,273
1924 Act 4,422,182
1926 Act 77,990
1936 Act 2,865,014
1938 Act 645,974
Total £15,397,602

The amounts paid in any year represent advances for the year and balances in respect of previous years. Precise figures of amounts payable in respect of the year are not available. Particulars of amounts paid or payable by local authorities are not available.