§ Mr. Kaufman
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how much the capital costs element of housing subsidy amounted to in out-turn prices for the latest year for which figures are available; and how much he expects it to be in comparable prices for the year 1980–81.
§ Mr. Heseltine
The following table shows the new capital cost element of housing subsidy paid in 1979–80; and the amount estimated to be paid in 1980–81:
£ million at 1979–80 outum prices 1979–80 Provisional Net 1980–81 Estimated Net Local authorities 625.3 743.3 New Towns 55.4 56.3 Total 680.7 799.6