§ 59. Mr. Denis Howell
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average price at which three bedroomed council houses are being sold by the Greater London Council and the Birmingham City Council; and what is the current average cost of building three-bedroom accommodation by those two authorities.119W
§ Mr. Channon
I am informed that the average price of a three-bedroomed house being sold by the Greater London Council ranges from £3,050 for an inter-war house to £4,600 for a recent development, and for one being sold by the Birmingham City Council ranges from £2,510 for an inter-war house to £4,000 for a recent development. The average costs of providing new three-bedroomed houses are respectively £6,400 and £4,500, including land in both cases.