§ Mr. Blenkinsop
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will state the latest available figures of the total number of rent appeals submitted 64W to rent assessment committees and the number derided, showing separately the number of cases when the rent as fixed by the rent officer was reduced, increased or left unaltered.
§ Mr. Greenwood
Up to 28th January, 1967, 3,440 objections to decisions of rent officers had been referred to rent assessment committees and 1,746 of these cases had been determined. The rent previously registered by the rent officer was reduced by the Committee's decision in 274 cases, unchanged in 575 and increased in 897; the Original rent was reduced by the Committee's decision in 1,319 cases, unchanged in 65 and increased in 362.