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Housing Stock

Volume 100: debated on Wednesday 25 June 1986

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68.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the condition of the housing stock.

The 1981 English house condition survey showed that out of 18·1 million dwellings 1·1 million were unfit, 0·9 million lacked basic amenities and 1 million required repairs costing more than £7,000. A more up to date picture will be provided by the 1986 survey which starts this September.