asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what percentage of dwellings in each English region and the Bishop Auckland constituency are considered to be unfit.
According to local authorities' own estimates given in their 1982 housing investment programme returns, the proportions of unfit dwellings in each of the Department of the Environment regions at 1 April 1982. were as follows:
|Number of unfit dwellings as percentage of total
|Northern (excluding Cumbria)
|Yorkshire and Humberside
|North West (including Cumbria)