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Council Houses (Maintenance)

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 19 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what funds have been allocated in the past five years for the maintenance and repair of council housing in Southampton; and what will be the allocation for 1977–78.

No specific capital allocation for repairs and maintenance is made to housing authorities, although they may use for repairs funds more generally made available under Section 105 of the Housing Act 1974. Expenditure on repairs and maintenance is more typically met out of revenue.