HC Deb 18 May 1971 vol 817 cc270-1W
Mr. George Cunningham

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the value of Exchequer subsidies for municipal housing and the number of housing units covered by such subsidies in respect of each of the last three complete years in England and Wales.

Mr. Channon

The total payments of housing subsidies to local authorities, new towns and housing associations in each of the last three financial years in respect of new dwellings provided by these bodies in England and Wales were as follows:

£ millions
1968–69 107.1
1969–70 124.5
1970–71 (estimated) 156.6
The number of dwellings covered by such subsidies cannot be established at reasonable expense.