HC Deb 05 December 1975 vol 901 cc749-50W
Mr. Dennis Canavan

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the estimated total amount of housing subsidy given to (a) public sector tenants for rent rebates and (b) private sector tenants for rent allowances in England and Wales for the financial year 1974–75.

Mr. Armstrong

Rent rebates granted to public sector tenants and rent allowances granted to private sector tenants in England and Wales in the financial year 1974–75 are estimated to have totalled £228 million and £49 million, respectively, at 1975 Public Expenditure Survey prices.

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