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1979-1987 - Mr Major’s Written Question on Improvement Grants

Below is the text of Mr Major’s Parliamentary written question on Improvement Grants, published on 4th February 1981.


Mr. Major Asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the latest figures for public and private sector dwellings improved with the aid of an improvement grant or subsidy; and how these compare with the previous five years.

Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg Latest estimates of numbers of dwellings renovated with the aid of grant or subsidy in 1978, 1979 and the first three quarters of 1980 are published in "Housing and Construction Statistics Part 2, No. 3" (table 2.15). Corresponding figures for 1975-1977 are in "Housing and Construction Statistics, 1969-79" (table 87). Copies are available in the Library.