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Repossession Orders

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many homes have been repossessed in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North-East and (d) England in each year since 1997. (291803)

There are two independent sources of data on actual numbers of mortgage possessions: The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) and the Financial Services Authority (FSA). However both are only available for the United Kingdom as a whole.

The Council of Mortgage Lenders latest press release on repossessions is on their

website at:

http://www.cml.org.uk/cml/media/press/2357

The Financial Services Authority data are available on their website at

http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pages/Doing/Regulated/Returns/IRR/statistics/