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Rent And Mortgage Relief

Volume 931: debated on Wednesday 11 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will update the information given to the hon. Member for Merioneth (Mr. Thomas) which was published in the Official Report, 27th July 1976, c. 166–7.Mr. Armstrong: The relevant figures for England and Wales are as follows:

(a)(b)
Average subsidy from central Government and rate fund contribution, excluding rent rebate, per council houseAverage tax relief and option mortgage subsidy per mortgagor
££
1965–662930
1966–673034
1967–683238
1968–693641
1969–704449
1970–714858
1971–725062
1972–734673
1973–7465101
1974–75130136
1975–76161170
1976–77206214
The figures for 1976–77 are provisional.