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Housing Investment Programmes (Mid-Glamorgan)

Volume 982: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the allocation under the housing investment programme for each of the mid-Glamorgan housing authorities for 1980–81 and how this

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Authority1980–811979–80Reduction/increase in
AllocationAllocationActual termsReal terms
£m£m%%
Cynon Valley BC2·693·36—19·9—36
Merthyr Tydfil BC3·613·92—7·9—27
Ogwr BC5·084·77+ 6·5—15
Rhondda BC6·185·5+ 12·4-11
Rhymney Valley BC5·155·29-2·6-22·5
Taff Ely BC5·064·01+ 26·2+ 0·5
The allocations for 1979–80 were not used as a basis for the 1980–81 allocations, which were based on the housing investment programme bids submitted by authorities, modified by their previous success in fulfilling their programmes, and the resources available for housing in Wales overall.The hon. Member will have to seek information about bids for 1980–81 from the local authorities themselves in accordance with the undertaking given by the previous Administration.

asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will list the factors and criteria which are used to determine the housing investment pro-

November 1979 prices—£'000
Financial year
Area health authority1974–751975–761976–771977–781978–79
Clwyd1,4381,7131,7731,8451,835
Dyfed1,5481,9532,0382,0262,049
Gwent2,4002,8942,9312,9042,760
Gwynedd9641,3921,5991,4061,459
Mid-Glamorgan2,7863,0973,2803,2583,200
Powys584726778741817
South Glamorgan2,1412,8132,8852,9783,027
West Glamorgan1,6131,9762,0282,0292,004
Total13,47416,56417,31217,18717,151
Expressed as a percentage of total revenue expenditure all-Wales headquarters administration expenditure has declined from a maximum of 4·28 per cent. in 1976–77 to 3·87 per cent. in 1978–79.