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Housing Expenditure

Volume 22: debated on Friday 23 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will convert the figures on housing expenditure in Scotland in item 15.5 of table 2.15 of Cmnd. 8494–II, "The Government's Expenditure Plans," to a constant price base.

No. I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 31 March by my right hon. and learned Friend the Chancellor the Exchequer to the right hon. Member for Stepney and Poplar (Mr. Shore).—[Vol. 21, c. 124.]

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a breakdown for Scotland of public expenditure on housing for the years 1981–82 and 1982–83 in the same format as is provided for England in table 2.7 of Cmnd. 8494–II, The Government's Expenditure Plans."

The information requested is as follows:

£ million at cash prices
1981–821982–83
CURRENT EXPENDITURE
General Subsidies:
Central Government subsidies to local authority housing162204
Rate fund contributions to local authority housing100
Subsidies to new towns and Scottish Special Housing Association5856
Housing association revenue deficit grants11