HC Deb 26 February 1957 vol 565 cc148-9W
Mr. Sydney Irving

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will state the amounts of loans made to local authorities over the last six years for advances under the Small Dwellings Act and for improvement grants, respectively, together with the amounts applied for but not sanctioned.

Mr. H. Brooke

Amounts borrowed by local authorities for advances under the Small Dwellings Acquisition Acts and similar provisions in the Housing Acts were as follows:

£ million
1949–50 6.9
1950–51 14.7
1951–52 23.5
1952–53 21.0
1953–54 26.2
1954–55 45.0

I regret that the other information asked for is not available.