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Private Dwelling Mortgages (Foreclosures)

Volume 961: debated on Tuesday 30 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many cases of foreclosure and sale of mortgaged private dwellings occurred during the last 12 months; in how many cases such foreclosures arose out of payment defaulting in respect of secondary, or tertiary mortgages; and what was the total debt involved.

Figures for the number of court orders for repossession of residential premises in cases of mortgage default in 1978 will be available from the Lord Chancellor's Office later in the year.