HC Deb 24 October 1972 vol 843 cc259-60W
Mr. Frank Allaun

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what, in the latest available 12 months, was the total of subsidy to council tenants granted out of local authority funds.

Mr. Eyre

The latest available information relates to the financial year 1970–71, when the total gross rate fund contribution made to the housing revenue account by local authorities in England and Wales was approximately £56 million.