§ Mr. McBride
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what was the price paid per acre, for land for house building by the county boroughs of Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, and Merthyr Tydfil in the years 1952, 1956, 1960 and 1963.
§ Sir K. Joseph
The information sought could not be obtained without much work and would be of little value. The price paid for housing land depends so much on the location and nature of the land that it is unrealistic to rely on average prices in county boroughs for purchases in particular years.