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Public Sector House Sales

Volume 124: debated on Wednesday 9 December 1987

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38.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what figures he has available on the sale of public sector houses in Scotland since 1980; and if he will make a statement.

Over the period 1980 to June 1987 some 106,000 public sector sales have taken place; this includes sales of local authority, new town and Scottish Special Housing Association houses, both to sitting tenants and others. The yearly figures of sales are contained in the table:

Number
19806,482
198111,170
1198215,106
198318,315
198417,239
198515,630
1198614,152
1219877,848
1 These figures are based on incomplete returns.
2 These figures relate to the period January-June.