§ 33. Mr. Carter
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many houses were built in 1938 ; and how this compares with the figure for 1972.
§ Mr. Channon
About 370,000 in Great Britain in 1938 and 319,000 in 1972. In 383W addition, 368,000 improvement grants were approved in 1972. There was none in 1938, except for a small number for agricultural holdings.