HC Deb 02 November 1954 vol 532 c29W
60. Mr. Chetwynd

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government how many applications for improvement grants have been received, and how many granted, giving separate figures for those under the Housing Act, 1949, and the Housing Repairs and Rents Act. 1954.

Mr. Sandys

In the five years between the passing of the 1949 and 1954 Acts, grants were approved for 11,873 houses. In the two months between the passing of the 1954 Act and the end of September, grants were approved for 1,626 houses.