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Council Houses (Improvements)

Volume 14: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will set out the number of local authority dwellings in each region of Great Britain for which improvement works were approved during 1979–80 together with the total estimated cost and the unit cost.

Available figures for 1979 and 1980 on local authority dwellings converted or improved, at completion stage in the English regions and at approval stage in Scotland, appear in table 2.17 of "Housing and Construction Statistics, Part 2, No. 6", a copy of which is in the Library. Total costs of these works in England up to the third quarter of 1980 appear in table 2.16 of the same publication, but cost information for the regions and for Scotland is not available.