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Right to Buy Scheme

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many preserved Right to Buy sales there have been in each local authority area in each year since 1997. (277996)

Figures for preserved right to buy (PRTB) sales are not available at individual local authority area. The following table shows the total number of PRTB sales by registered social landlords from 2000-01.

Number of preserved right to buy sales, England

Number of sales

2007-08

2,812

2006-07

3,910

2005-06

5,014

2004-05

7,331

2003-04

11,699

2002-03

8,858

2001-02

6,650

2000-01

5,211

Note:

Early figures on PRTB sales are not available from RSR returns.

Source:

Regulatory and Statistical Return by Registered Social Landlords.