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Community Land Act (House Construction)

Volume 957: debated on Thursday 9 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many houses are being erected or are being completed in England on land provided under the Community Land Act.

Comprehensive information is not available, but land for at least 1,600–1,700 houses has been made available to private developers under the community land scheme and we estimate that at least a half of the houses have

1977–78 and the latest figures for 1978–79, together with the estimated value of the grant, in each of the years, related to 1968–69 prices; and the proportion of the county's total expenditure this represented is as follows:

The amounts paid in rate support grant per head of population to local authorities in Hertfordshire, the inner London area, and the outer London area, for each of the years from 1973—74 to 1977—78, and the latest estimates for 1978–79, together with the average rate income per head of population in each of these areas over the corresponding period, are set out below:been completed or started. Many other houses are being built on land owned by authorities before 6th April 1976 and subsequently released to private house-builders.