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Housing: Regeneration

Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 17 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) how many new build properties were built in each Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder area in 2007-08; and what amount of central grant contribution was made (a) towards each new build unit and (b) across the programme; (243749)

(2) how many properties were refurbished in each Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder area in 2007-08; and what the average cost of refurbishment was (a) in each Pathfinder area and (b) across the programme;

(3) how many properties were demolished in each Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder area in 2007-08; and what the average cost of demolition was (a) in each Pathfinder area and (b) across the programme;

(4) how many properties were acquired in each Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder area in 2007-08; and what the average cost of acquisition was (a) in each Pathfinder and (b) across the programme.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Peterborough (Mr. Jackson) on 4 June 2008, Official Report, column 990W. Information on average costs is not held in a readily available format and can be provided only at disproportionate cost.