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Council Housing: Tamworth

Volume 491: debated on Thursday 30 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many council dwellings have been (a) sold and (b) built in Tamworth constituency since 1997. (272069)

The Communities and Local Government (CLG) data related to the sale and new build council homes is based on local authority boundaries rather than constituency boundaries.

The following table shows the number of “Right to Buy” sales only from 1998-99, as there is no disaggregated data prior to this date. Similarly the data for new build council housing is only available from the year 1999-2000.

Tamworth borough council council house right to buy sales

Tamworth borough council—new build council housing

1996-97

1

1

1997-98

1

1

1998-99

98

1

1999-2000

147

0

2000-01

116

0

2001-02

164

0

2002-03

226

0

2003-04

240

0

2004-05

139

0

2005-06

85

0

2006-07

28

0

2007-08

24

0

Total

1,267

0

1 No data.

Source:

Communities and Local Government