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Housing: North West

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 8 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many new homes were built in each parliamentary constituency in the North West in each year since 1997. (202729)

[holding answer 30 April 2008]: Information on housing completions is collected on the basis of local authorities' administrative boundaries, and on the information provided by local authorities, not by constituency boundaries.

The following table shows housing completions for the period 1998 to 2007 in the local authorities that make up the North-West of England.

New build completions for local authorities in the North West Region

Local authority

1998-99

1999-2000

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Allerdale

274

126

224

624

215

167

89

133

277

Barrow-in-Furness

123

120

142

385

150

107

74

108

118

Blackburn with Darwen UA

546

312

524

1,382

407

347

221

294

139

Blackpool UA

246

149

227

622

206

141

290

135

99

Bolton

516

804

655

1,975

628

596

589

515

892

Burnley

229

249

260

738

77

132

81

159

81

Bury

314

300

308

922

439

400

403

673

589

Carlisle

360

316

368

1,044

383

366

341

349

264

Chester

201

281

200

682

308

293

143

212

76

Chorley

404

467

412

1,283

464

393

305

349

253

Congleton

486

399

322

1,207

377

255

284

297

180

Copeland

123

180

197

500

144

149

264

498

176

Crewe and Nantwich

624

612

610

1,846

513

589

591

580

553

Eden

148

159

113

420

228

132

178

62

125

Ellesmere Port and Neston

201

173

58

432

77

126

207

309

128

Fylde

250

244

241

735

248

327

215

127

210

Halton UA

154

266

327

747

246

728

427

594

426

Hyndburn

208

212

178

598

164

169

170

259

140

Knowsley

166

194

275

635

108

398

385

221

539

Lancaster

283

335

284

902

459

500

192

78

101

Liverpool

1,343

1,254

1,406

4,003

827

1,041

1,472

2,734

2,091

Macclesfield

325

311

387

1,023

379

296

275

322

183

Manchester

1,367

1,453

1,712

4,532

2,787

1,770

924

1,024

1,355

Oldham

634

477

414

1,525

370

496

286

362

530

Pendle

114

190

207

511

159

158

177

117

206

Preston

566

274

360

1,200

82

289

718

395

177

Ribble Valley

164

133

198

495

187

226

157

74

71

Rochdale

533

508

381

1,422

449

154

247

463

232

Rossendale

206

133

59

398

158

208

318

181

134

Salford

590

524

636

1,750

482

810

1,214

1,490

495

Sefton

669

468

487

1,624

475

491

127

291

200

South Lakeland

354

317

256

927

282

154

162

253

283

South Ribble

494

428

237

1,159

523

269

345

453

229

St. Helens

555

417

473

1,445

434

441

840

286

301

Stockport

237

398

292

927

171

290

208

405

352

Tameside

289

365

588

1,242

442

333

410

707

728

Trafford

378

238

214

830

509

671

751

668

504

Vale Royal

482

729

617

1,828

533

365

297

224

150

Warrington UA

385

519

473

1,377

481

529

619

1,054

711

West Lancashire

405

330

340

1,075

411

256

422

143

159

Wigan

1,309

1,147

922

3,378

624

850

830

1,000

1,348

Wirral

849

685

632

2,166

648

517

435

495

516

Wyre

268

324

493

1,085

368

381

208

198

207

Region

18,372

17,520

17,709

53,601

17,622

17,310

16,891

19,291

16,528