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Council Dwellings: Colchester

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many council dwellings have been (a) sold and (b) built in Colchester constituency since May 1997. (206434)

Since April 1997, there have been 876 sales of council dwellings and no new dwellings built by Colchester borough council. In the same period, a total of 1,130 new affordable homes have been provided mainly through registered social landlords, of which 889 were for social rent.