§ Mr. Paul Marsden
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many houses have been improved in Shrewsbury and Atcham from funding released from capital receipts in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Mullin
The table shows the capital allocations that have been made to Shrewsbury and Atcham under the Capital Receipts Initiative (CRI), together with the number of properties which have been renovated using these resources. Allocations are made in the form of Supplementary Credit Approvals.
Allocations (£) Number of properties renovated 1997–98 219,000 75 1998–99 757,000 136 1999–2000 685,000 153
There has been no separate allocation of resources under the CRI since 1999–2000, following the introduction of the single housing capital pot from 2000–01