§ Mr. Barnett
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what is the average weekly rent of a council house in Lancashire; and how this compares with the average in the London area.
§ Mr. Mellish
According to the statistics compiled by the Institute of Municipal Treasurers and Accountants the average weekly rent charged by authorities in Lancashire for a council dwelling in 1963–64 ranged from 14s. 6d. to 31s. 6d. and by authorities in London from 20s. 5d. to 47s. 4d.