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Housing Repairs

Volume 83: debated on Friday 19 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how many of the category C repairs, which have been reported in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's Antrim district area, are subject to a planned maintenance scheme; and how many such schemes have been initiated in this area in the list three years;(2) what criteria are used in assessing whether requests for repairs by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive should be categorised as

(a) essential or (b) non-essential; and at what level of qualifications such decisions are taken within the Northern Ireland Housing Executive;

(3) how many of the category C repairs, which have been reported in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's number 2 Newtownabbey district area are subject to a planned maintenance scheme; and how many such schemes have been initiated in this area, in the last three years.

This is a matter for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive. but I understand from the chairman that the information is not readily available. I shall reply to the hon. Gentleman as soon as possible.