asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will list, for each English new town, the total number of houses built for sale by private developers on land made available to them by the new town, up to 30th September 1974; what percentage that figure represents of the total dwelling stock in the new town in each case; and what is the total rented stock for each new town, expressed in numerical terms.
The following table shows, in respect of each new town in England, at 30th September 1974, (a) the total number of houses built for sale by private developers on land made available to them by the development corporation; (b) the number of such privately built houses expressed as a percentage of the total number of new houses built in the town on land owned or made available by the development corporation; (c) the total remaining rented stock of the development corporation after taking account of sales of rented houses to tenants.
|(a) Privately built houses||(b) Percentage of total new houses built||(c) remaining rented stock|
|Welwyn Garden City||300||4·5||5,740|
d) below. Column ( e) shows the approximate total of rented stock, whether owned privately, by local authorities housing associations or development corporations. Both columns are based upon figures at 31st March 1974 the latest available.
Column (a) as percentage of total dwelling stock
Approximate total rented stock
|Welwyn Garden City||2·3||9,000|