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Water And Sewerage Rates

Volume 928: debated on Wednesday 23 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has yet received from the National Water Council the detailed information he asked for at the meeting on 28th October last about the direct billing of plans of water authorities; and whether he will be giving the local authority associations an opportunity to comment on this information before issuing further advice to water authorities.

I refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave on 16th March—[Vol. 928, c. 198–9]—to the hon. Member for Wycombe (Sir J. Hall). After considering detailed information

DWELLINGS STARTED AND COMPLETED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS NORTHERN REGION: 1971 TO 1976
Number
197119721973197419751976
Started—
Publicsector8,6408,8006,6209,15011,08010,420
Private sector10,51011,07012,8505,4007,3008,050
Completed—
Public sector11,2008,1206,6509,1009,60011,480
Private sector9,05010,11010,9506,8607,9108,080