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Right-To-Buy (Applications)

Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will set out the number of right-to-buy applications submitted by council tenants during the third quarter of 1982 together with the figures for each quarter since the relevant legislation came into force.

The numbers of right-to-buy claims received by English local authorities are as follows:

YearQuarterApplications
1980Fourth Quarter130,400
1981First Quarter141,200
Second Quarter54,700
Third Quarter36,900
Forth Quarter20,400
1982First Quarter47,700
Second Quarter39,200
Third Quarter36,500*

* Provisional.