asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what is the number of local authorities who have34W
purchase orders and clearance orders concerned:
introduced differential rent schemes and in which one or more councillors who are council tenants have been debarred from voting under Section 76 of the Local Government Act.35W
This information is not available. I am always ready to consider sympathetically applications to me to remove these disabilities where the number of members who would otherwise be debarred from voting makes likely the adoption of a policy to which the majority are opposed.