§ Mr. Rossi
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the percentage increase in the needs allowance for rent rebates and allowances for the years 1972–73, 1973–74, 1974–75 and 1975–76; and what was the average percentage increase in (a) council rents and (b) private rents in the same years.
§ Mr. Freeson
Some of the information is not readily available in the form requested. The percentage increases in the needs allowances under the rent rebate and allowance schemes at the time of each up-rating were as follows:
pelican crossing; and in which instrument such regulations are contained.