§ Mr. Heddle
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total acreage of derelict land in Staffordshire in the ownership of (a) local authorities, (b) nationalised industries, (c) the Ministry of Defence and (d)198W
consistent a basis as possible, the proportion of average adult male manual earnings represented by average unrebated council rents.
§ Mr. Stanley
The information is available to express average council house rents in England and Wales as at April each year—except 1957 and 1973—or over each financial year as a percentage either or average adult male manual earnings or of average adult male earnings for manual and non-manual occupations. It is available for the years shown on the attached table.
statutory undertakings; and what is the total acreage of derelict land in these categories of ownership in the area covering (i) the Lichfield district council and (ii) the Tamworth borough council.
§ Mr. Giles Shaw
This information is not readily available. The last national survey made in 1974, showed a total of 1,934 hectares of derelict land in Staffordshire including 84 hectares in the Lichfield district and 20 hectares in Tamworth borough, but these figures were not broken down by ownership.