§ Mr. Allason
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what are the numbers of households under-occupied within the definition of more rooms than persons per household, in Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Bristol. Nottingham, Hull, Bradford, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton.
§ Mr. MacColl:
The following estimates of the number of households with more rooms than persons in April 1966, in the specified places, are based on results from the 1966 Sample Census. I do not regard this as a satisfactory test of under-occupation.
Number of households with more rooms than persons Birmingham C.B. 267,000 Liverpool C.B. 162,000 Manchester C.B. 158,000 Leeds C.B. 145,000 Sheffield C.B. 144,000 Bristol C.B. 123,000 Nottingham C.B. 88,000 Hull C.B. 78,000 Bradford C.B. 81,000 Leicester C.B. 81,000 Stoke-on-Trent C.B. 75,000 Wolverhampton C.B. 68,000
Detailed information of this sort can be obtained from the County Reports of the 1966 Sample Census (H.M.S.O.).