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Council House Sales

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will update the table giving information on sales of dwellings by each local authority in England, which was referred to in the answer given to the hon. Member for Mid-Staffordshire on 19 February, Official Report, column 412.

I have today placed in the Library the latest figures, to which my hon. Friend refers, giving information reported by each local authority in England on the progress of council house sales to the end of December 1984.

Defendants proceeded against under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1962, The Rent Act 1977 and the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 by Act and section England and Wales
YearTotal proceedings under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 sections 1(2) and 1(3)Proceedings under section 1(2) (Unlawful Eviction)Proceedings under section 1(3) (Harassment)
Number of defendants proceeded againstNumber of defendants proceeded againstNumber of defendants proceeded against
1977523
1978704525
197920164
19801319437
19811188731
19821158431
1983574215
YearTotal proceedings under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1962 (Failing to provide rent book etc.) Number of defendants proceeded against
197718
197829
YearTotal proceedings under The Rent Act 1979Proceedings under section 57(4) (False entry in rent book)Proceedings under section 81 (Demanding Excess Rent)Proceedings under section 119 (Demanding premiums)
Number of defendants proceeded againstNumber of defendants proceeded againstNumber of defendants proceeded againstNumber of defendants proceeded against
1977****
1978422
197933
198022
19814212
19824112
1983
* Information not available.