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Council House Sales

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish in the Official Report the number of units of local authority housing accommodation in the West Midlands which have been purchased by tenants in the last five years by each individual metropolitan authority.

Information is not collected on purchases by local authority tenants only, but on all sales or leases by local authorities whether to sitting tenants or others. Reported disposals of existing dwellings—excluding those under shared ownership arrangements—by West Midlands metropolitan authorities between April 1975 and March 1980 were as follows:

Birmingham7,720
Coventry1,030
Dudley730
Sandwell750
Solihull580
Walsall710
Wolverhampton100