§ Mr. K. Thompson
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will state the number of houses built during the six years before the last war; and during the six years after the last war.
§ 31 Mr. H. Macmillan
The number of houses built in England and Wales in the periods mentioned were:
(1) 1st October, 1933, toth September, 1939
By local authorities 400,211 By private builders and housing associations 1,530,239 Total 1,930,450
(2) 1st April, 1945, tost March, 1951 Permanent:
By local authorities 592,916 By private builders 157,029 By housing associations 5,923 By Government Departments 13,450 769,318 Temporary 124,970 Total 894,288