HC Deb 16 December 1963 vol 686 cc166-7W
Mr. Boyden

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs how many public libraries there are in the new towns; and what was the total cost of erecting these buildings.

Mr. Corfield

Twenty-sevenin England and Wales, excluding mobile libraries but including those built before the towns were designated. Libraries are built by the local authorities and I have no record of the total cost.