§ Mr. Douglas-Mann
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his latest estimate of the number of housing starts in the public and private sectors, respectively, for 1975–76 and 1976–77; whether he will publish comparable figures for each of the last eight years; and whether he will publish similar estimates and information as to the number of houses in the public and private sectors, respectively, in respect of which improvement grants have been made.
§ Mr. Armstrong
Following is the available information. Numbers of dwellings started and house renovation grants approved are given in the following table. Estimates for 1976–77 are not available.