HC Deb 19 January 1965 vol 705 cc22-3W
Mr. Urwin

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will state, for the year ended 31st March 1964 and the year ended 31st December 1964, respectively, in respect of development districts in the North-East, the number of applications for grants for the improvement of basic services under Section 7 of the Local Employment Act, 1960 and the number of those approved; what was the total cost; how many applications were rejected; and how many remain under consideration.

Mr. MacColl

The figures for water supply and sewerage are as follows:

Applications Approved Estimated cost of schemes approved Rejected Under consideration at end of year
Year ended 31st March 1964 10 7 £275,379 2 1
Year ended 31st December 1964 12 6 £62,547 2 4