§ 18. Mr. A. Lewis
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs how council houses built in 1962 compared in size and floor space with those built in 1951.
§ Mr. Corfield
The average superficial area of a 2-storey, 2-bedroom home in 1951 was 858 sq. ft. and in 1962, 781 sq. ft. The average superficial area of a 2-storey, 3-bedroom house in 1951 was 1,031 sq. ft. and in 1962, 907 sq. ft. Figures relating to other types of dwelling approved in 1951 are not available.