§ Mr. Gwynoro Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will give the average price both of a new and secondhand house in Wales at the latest available date, and what was the percentage increase over the equivalent period of 1970.
§ Mr. Peter Thomas
The average prices of new and secondhand houses mortgaged with building societies over the 12 months ending 30th September 1972 were £5,471 and £5,452 respectively, representing percentage increase of 20.5 per cent. and 26.6 per cent. on prices over the equivalent period in 1970.