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Council Housing: Offenders

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield, of 9 July 2008, Official Report, column 1629W, on council housing: offenders, what advice has been given on housing such individuals near residential areas with family dwellings. (221307)

Relevant advice was included in guidance issued to local housing authorities in November 1999 about their role in the management of risks presented by sex offenders. This was placed in the Library of the House in November 2000.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield, of 9 July 2008, Official Report, column 1629W, on council housing: offenders, if she will place in the Library a copy of the letter to the housing authorities. (221308)