HC Deb 12 April 1978 vol 947 cc459-60W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will give a detailed breakdown of the gross total estimated expenditure, capital and current respectively, on each of the Royal Palaces in 1978–79, as summarised in Appendix I Class VIII, and the Supply Estimates 1978–79.

Mr. Shore

The following is the information:

business, construction and three of building societies and private enterprises—housing.

The main non-regular surveys carried out by or for the Department were:

1976 English House Condition Survey.
1976 Family Homelessness in London.
1976 Attitudes to Private Letting.
1976–77 Housing Problems of Handicapped Children.
1976–77 Housing Experiences of Newly Married Couples.
1977 Vacant Accommodation Survey—Interviews.
1977–78 National Dwelling and Housing Survey—Houseold Interviews.
1978 Privately Rented Accommodation—Household Interviews.
1978 New Private Sector Housing in Inner Urban Areas—Interviews with Purchasers.
1978 Feasibility Study for Longitudinal Study of Housing Experience—Personal Interviews.

The total direct costs of these surveys and other small ad hoc surveys is about £1.6 million.

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