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High Rise Housing (Birmingham)

Volume 974: debated on Thursday 29 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many families with children under 10 years of age are living in high rise blocks in Birmingham.

It is estimated from the national dwelling and housing survey that there were, at the end of 1977, in Birmingham, 5,800 families with children under 10 years of age living on or above the second floor. This represented 7 per cent. of all families with children under 10 years of age living in the area. High rise blocks were not identified in the survey.