HC Deb 05 May 1971 vol 816 cc371-2W
45. Mr. Onslow

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what estimate he has made of the cost of local elections in England and Wales, and in Scotland, in the year 1969–70, calculated on the same basis as that used in the Local Government Financial Statistics and Local Financial Returns.

Mr. Michael Heseltine

The net cost of local elections borne by local autho-

list of the number of properties within Greater London officially represented by the appropriate local authorities as slums.

Mr. Amery

The figures for houses represented as unfit for human habitation and included in clearance areas submitted to the Department in 1970 are given below. I have no information about unfit houses dealt with singly since these are not referred to the Department.

rities in England, Wales and Scotland in 1969–70 was £0.8 million.