HC Deb 29 November 1972 vol 847 c175W
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.

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