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Housing: Finance

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much his Department spent on the major repairs allowance in 2008-09; and how much he expects to spend on the allowance in (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2010-11. (316813)

The total major repairs allowances for the three years are given in the following table.

Major repairs allowance (£)

2008-09

1,241,997,931

2009-101

1,245,864,505

2010-112

1,273,502,542

1 Subject to audit.

2 Projected.

Figures for 2008-09 and 2009-10 are taken from the latest housing revenue account subsidy claim forms, the projection for 2010-11 is taken from the recent HRA subsidy determination.