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Volume 164: debated on Thursday 21 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what was the number of private housebuilding starts for 1987, 1988 and 1989; what is the predicted start number for 1990; and if he will make a statement.



Figures are not yet available for 1989 as the year has not yet ended but 8,084 were started in the first nine months. Forecasts for 1990 are a matter for the private housebuilding industry.