asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will publish in the Official Report his estimate of the cost or receipts to public funds at the local and national level in the current financial year of (a) subsidies to local authority and new town housing net of rents receivable before any remission to tenants on account of housing benefit and other remissions, (b) receipts from the sale of local authority and new town housing, (c) mortgage interest tax relief on private housing and (d) housing and other benefits to tenants of local authority and private landlords, respectively.
[pursuant to his reply, 23 March 1987, c. 47]: Estimates (England only) for 1986–87 are:
|(a) Subsidies to local authority and new town housing||567|
|(b) Local authority and new town housing capital receipts||12,000|
|(c) Mortgate interest tax relief||3,960|
|(d) Cost of housing benefit to tenants of local authority and private landlords, including rate rebates to owner occupiers||4,240|