HC Deb 12 April 1973 vol 854 c330W
Dr. John A. Cunningham

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the cost to the Government in annual terms of the recently announced increase in needs allowance to council house tenants, based on the present rate of take-up of rebate.

Mr. Channon

The estimated increase in rent rebate subsidy for Great Britain in 1973–74 is about £25 million.