HC Deb 07 December 1960 vol 631 c155W
Sir E. Errington

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs (1) the estimated total of annual grants from the central Government towards housing expenses by way of subsidies under superseded legislation for England, Wales, Scotland, and Great Britain, respectively, for the year 1960–61;

England Wales Scotland Great Britain
£ £ £ £
Under superseded legislation 49,899,280 2,823,650 14,038,930 66,761,860
Under current legislation 12,831,560 819,320 2,274,610 15,925,490

The estimated amounts payable from the Exchequer in 1960–61 as improve-

England and Wales Scotland
£ £
Improvement grants:
Discretionary 2,600,000 435,000
Standard 280,000 500
New towns 2,358,000 673,200

I regret that information concerning the allotment of subsidy between the other purposes is not available in central records.

Figures in reply to Questions about Scotland are the concern of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State, but are included herewith in agreement with him.

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