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Flatlets (Construction Costs)

Volume 987: debated on Friday 27 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Brent, East on 23 June regarding the construction cost of flatlets, what are the gross unit costs, including land and site works, for the dwellings concerned.

Stocks held by manufacturers at end of:No. of weeks' supply
19801979
BricksMay87
Concrete roofing tilesMarch812
CementMay11
Clinker for cement-makingMay44
PlasterboardMay33
Asbestos cement goodsMarch813
Slates for roofing and damp coursesMarch813
Timber importers held 15 weeks' stocks of softwood, for construction and other uses, at the end of February 1980 and 16 weeks' stocks a year earlier.Information about merchants' stocks of building materials is not collected.