§ Mr. Rooker
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish in the Official Reportthe cost of rent rebates and allowances and rate rebates in 1979–80 and in the latest year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
The information requested on allowances and rate rebates is as follows:
£000s @ outturn prices in each year 1979–80 1981–82 Rent allowances 246 540 Rate rebates 1,690 2,875
The following information on rent rebates has been extracted from the annual accounts of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive:
£000s @ outturn prices in each year 1979–80 1981–82 Rent rebates 3,314 10,415