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Housing: Low Incomes

Volume 476: debated on Thursday 22 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many families were on social housing waiting lists in each region of England in each year since 1997. (206033)

[holding answer 15 May 2008]: Information on the number of households on local authorities' waiting lists broken down by Government office region and local authority for 1997 to 2007 is published on the Communities and Local Government website in Table 600 at:

http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/housing/xls/l 44458.xls

Copies of this table have been deposited in the Library of the House.

Information about social housing waiting lists is collected in respect of households rather than families.