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Housing Corporation

Volume 986: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the regional representations on the board of the Housing Corporation.

Members of the Housing Corporation board are not appointed on a regional basis. Two members are, however, appointed by the Secretary of State for Scotland and one by the Secretary of State for Wales.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will list the current allocation by region to the Housing Corporation for units to be rehabilitated ; and how this compares with 1979's figures in real terms.

The Housing Corporation divides the total funds available to it between each of its regions. The table below compares the tenders approved last year, region by region with the provisional allocations for this year. The figures relate to units to be rehabilitated.

Tenders approved 1979–80Provisional allocation 1980–81Region
London3,9174,000
South-East504500
South-West488400
East Midlands463600
West Midlands1,5111,500
North-East1,8661,350
North-West3,0182,500
Total11,76710,850