HC Deb 30 July 1976 vol 916 c473W
Mr. Clegg

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will now make a statement about the future of the Central Lancashire New Town.

Mr. Guy Barnett

As indicated on 28th June in my reply to a similar Question from my hon. Friend the Member for Preston, South (Mr. Thorne), I expect my right hon. Friend to make his decision on the Central Lancashire New Town Development Corporation's outline plan this summer.

1973 1974 1975
For private owners:
Number of dwellings 1,204 1,083 389
Amount of grant (£ thousands) 831.4 855.2 375.4
Average amount of grant (£ per dwelling) 691 790 965
For local authority and housing associations:
Number of dwellings 357 40 33
Allowable cost for contribution and subsidy purposes (£ thousands)* 701.1 49.3
Approved cost for subsidy purposes (£ thousands) 206.2
Average cost (£ per dwelling) 1,964 1,232 6,249
* For work completed before 23rd June 1974 allowable cost represents 100 per cent. of the approved cost of the work subject to specified limits. For work completed on or after this date allowable cost represents 50 per cent. of the approved cost.

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