HC Deb 21 January 1981 vol 997 cc196-7W
Mr. Frank Allaun

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will set out on a consistent price basis, in volume terms, the housing investment programme allocations to English local authorities for 1978–79, 1979–80—both before and after their revision in August 1979–1980–81 and 1981–82, and the total provision for housing capital spending for 1981–82 including estimated capital receipts.

Mr. Stanley

The information is as follows.

Figures are at estimated 1981–82 outturn prices and allow for the latest estimates of inflation in the years concerned. Provision for grants under the Homes Insulation Act is included in all years.

Total sum allocated million Estimated outturn million
1978–79 £4,104 £3,636
original allocations £3,837
revised allocations £3,411 £3,430
1980–81 £2,445
1981–82 *£2,201

* Gross provision which includes the sum of £1,786 million distributed as housing investment programme allocations and allows for additional expenditure on the basis of estimated capital receipts.