§ Mr. Blackburn
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what was the amount paid in subsidy to local authorities for housing for the year 1950 and to the last available date of 1951; and the amount due from local authorities for interest on housing loans for the same periods.
§ Mr. H. Macmillan
The amount paid in housing subsidy to local authorities in England and Wales for the financial year ended 31st March, 1951, was £22,963,837, and for the subsequent eight months to 30th November, 1951, £13,882,290. Interest on housing loans for the year to March, 1951, was £37,337,321. Interest figures for later periods are not yet available.