HC Deb 07 December 1959 vol 615 c14W
Mr. Sydney Irving

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs the amounts borrowed by local authorities for advances under the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act, and similar provisions in the Housing Acts, during the last three years.

Mr. H. Brooke

I have issued loan consents to local authorities for the purposes of the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act and similar provisions in the Housing Acts for the following amounts:

1956–57 63,882,022
1957–58 49,868,264
1958–59 46,038,618
1959–60 37,600,386
(first eight months)