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Repossession Orders

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many homes in (a) City of York constituency, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber region and (c) the UK were repossessed in each year since 1979. (307387)

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 is available on their website at:

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