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Council House Sales

Volume 82: debated on Wednesday 10 July 1985

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42.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total of capital receipts from the sale of council houses in 1984–85.

In 1984–85 English local authorities and new towns received an estimated £1·3 billion through initial payments and mortgage repayments relating to council house sales.

60.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many council houses have been sold to sitting tenants in England since May 1979.

From April 1979 to March 1985 about 626,000 dwellings were sold to sitting tenants by local authorities and new towns in England.