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Mobility Of Labour

Volume 986: debated on Thursday 19 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what sum is to be given to aid the voluntary scheme to help mobility of labour currently being devised by the local authorities association.

A statutory power to enable a financial contribution to be made towards the costs of transfer and exchange schemes is included in the Housing Bill,

Average percentage change on previous rent
All cases (see footnote 2)Re-registrations after 3 to 4 years
Rent Assessment Panel Areas
Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire6041
Bristol6942
Devon and Cornwall9114
Eastern7348
East Midlands7155
Greater Manchester and Lancashire7445
Kent10377
Merseyside and Cheshire5645
Northern6648
Southern6142
Surrey and Sussex6750
Thames Valley7744
West Midlands7153
Yorkshire7549
Wales7241
Boroughs in Greater London
Barking5340
Barnet5541
Bexley5439
Brent5040
Bromley5648
City3133
Camden7543
Croydon7455
Ealing5843
Enfield5436
Greenwich3734
Hackney6046
Hammersmith6141
Haringey5842
Harrow6743
Havering5641
Hillingdon5542
Hounslow6644

but a decision as to the size of any contribution will have to await agreement on the final form of the mobility scheme now under discussion with the local authority associations.