HC Deb 09 July 1965 vol 715 c328W
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.