§ Mr. O'Halloran
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the financial assistance provided through his Department to housing associations in (a) the London borough of Islington area and (b) the Greater London Council area in the financial years 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76 and 1976–77.
§ Mr. Armstrong
Since 1st April 1975, which was the operative date of the Housing Act 1974, the following grant payments have been made:
a. The London borough of Islington area: 1975–76 1976–77 Housing association grant * £10.4m Revenue deficit grant and management grant £0.2m £0.4m b. The Greater London Council area: Housing association grant * £119.0m Revenue deficit grant and management grant £l.5m £5.6m * The housing association grant figures for 1975–76 are not readily available by geographical area; neither are any of the subsidy payments under previous legislation.