HC Deb 14 June 1978 vol 951 cc576-7W
Mr. Rossi

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the average public housing subsidy per family occupying a council or new town house in 1977.

Mr. Freeson

Information is not available in terms of subsidy per family, nor for calendar years. The following provisional figures for English local authorities and new towns for the financial year 1977–78 are the nearest available figures to those requested.

£s Per dwelling
General housing subsidy(excluding rent rebates)
Exchequer subsidy 190
Rate fund contributions 50
Rent Rebates (including payments through supplementary benefit)
Exchequer subsidy 32
Rate fund contributions 17