HC Deb 09 February 1981 vol 998 c282W
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