HC Deb 11 March 1981 vol 1000 c321W
Mr. Kaufman

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what, for the latest available date, is (a) the average household income for all households in England and (b) the average household income for council houses in England.

Sir Geoffrey Howe

[pursuant to his reply, 10 March 1981, c. 304]: The average gross normal income recorded in the family expenditure survey in 1979 for households in England was £116 per week. For households in local authority housing the average was £94 per week.