HC Deb 25 February 1987 vol 111 cc258-9W
Mr. John Fraser

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total amount of interest paid by local authorities on loans for housing purposes in each of the financial years, 1983–84, 1984–85 and 1985–86, respectively.

Mr. Tracey

The total amount of interest on loans debited to the housing revenue accounts of local authorities, as reported by the authorities, was as follows:

Year £ million
1983–84 2,327
1984–85 2,417
1985–86 2,583