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House Building (Southampton)

Volume 934: debated on Monday 27 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what allocation was made last year to Southampton District Council for new house building; how much was actually taken up; and what allocation is being made for the current year.

In the period until July 1976, when controls were reintro-duced on local authority house building programmes, Southampton accepted tenders for 388 dwellings. Their programme of 48 dwellings for the remainder of the year was agreed and tenders were accepted by the council. For the 15 months period ending 31st March 1978, Southampton has been allocated 321 dwellings.