asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the Government's policy towards building new council houses, flats and maisonettes.
The Government consider that house building for rent in the public sector should be concentrated on meeting housing needs which are unlikely to be able to be met other than by the provision of publicly rented accommodation. Housing investment pro- capital allocations for 1979–80 subsequent to the August 1979 cuts, (c) the estimated housing capital expenditure for 1979–80, (d) the capital allocations for 1980–81 for (i) housing investment programmes, (ii) Housing Corporation expenditure on housing associations, (iii) new town building for rent, expressed in 1979 survey prices and 1980–81 outturn prices.
Following is the information:gramme allocations for 1980–81 have been given as a single block, within which it will be for local authorities to decide how much should be spent on new council house building.
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many houses and flats and maisonettes have been built in Liverpool in each of the months from May 1970 until February 1980.
The informtion is attached.
Dwellings Completed: Liverpool: May 1970 to January 1980
Figures for February 1980 are not yet available.
—=Nil or figures included in a subsequent month.