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Local Authority Houses

Volume 986: debated on Monday 16 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will estimate, for each local authority in Wales, the number of local authority houses lying vacant; and what proportion of total housing stock in each area this represents.

The number of vacant local authority dwellings at the end of December 1978 was given in my reply on 16 April 1980 to the hon. Member for Caernarvon (Mr. Wigley)—[Vol. 982, c. 644.]The authorities reported to have 0·1 per cent. or more of the dwelling stock vacant are as follows :

0·1 per cent. Llanelli, Preseli, Aberconwy, Meirionnydd, Cynon Valley, Ogwr, Taff-Ely.
0·2 per cent. Montgomery, Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan.
0·3 per cent. Torfaen, Merthyr Tydfil, Afan, Neath, Swansea.
0·4 per cent. Delyn, Rhondda.
0·8 per cent. Wrexham Maelor.