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Mortgages: Government Assistance

Volume 506: debated on Friday 5 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was spent by her Department on the Support for Mortgage Interest Scheme in (a) each of the last three years and (b) 2009-10 to date. (316745)

Annual expenditure on the Support for Mortgage Interest scheme in the last three years was as follows:

£ million

2006-07

390

2007-08

430

2008-09

430

The latest available data are for the first quarter of 2009-10, for which the total expenditure on the Support for Mortgage Interest scheme was £120 million.

Source:

DWP Quarterly Statistical Enquiry