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Housing (Rural Areas)

Volume 388: debated on Thursday 1 April 1943

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asked the Minister of Health how many houses have been built by private persons for use of the agricultural population under Section 3 of the Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1938; and what was the average amount of subsidy paid on each?

Up to 31st March, 1942 (the latest date for which figures are available) 1,208 houses had been completed by private persons for the agricultural population under Section 3 of this Act; the usual amount of Exchequer subsidy for each house was £10 a year for 40 years.