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Council Housing Waiting Lists

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 20 January 2009

15. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment she has made of trends in the number of families on council house waiting lists since 1997; and if she will make a statement. (248953)

Our latest figures show 1.67 million households registered on local authority waiting lists in England in April 2007 compared to 1.02 million in April 1997.