§ Mr. Streeter
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much of his Department's £5 million allocation for Living Over the Shop in 1992–93 was spent; what was the average allocation per flat; and how many new homes were produced.
§ Mr. Baldry
The outturn for the first year of the Department's flats over shops initiative will not be known until all final claims have been returned by local authorities. Provisional information from local authority fourth quarterly monitoring returns indicates that some £4,093,000 has been spent in 1992–93 producing some 292 new homes at an average grant cost per unit of £14,000.