HC Deb 13 February 1970 vol 795 c432W
Mr. Rossi

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government how many references to them in respect of rents of furnished lettings have been received by rent tribunals during 1969; and how many of these rents have been confirmed, increased, or decreased, respectively.

Mr. Denis Howell

These figures are given in the table below.

Applications received in 1969 16,214
Decisions given in 1969:
Rent confirmed 1,839*
Rent increased 662
Rent reduced 5,352
Dismissed 2,916
Inadmissible, withdrawn or not entertained 5,276
* Since 1st April, 1969, when the statistical returns were revised, figures of "rent confirmed" have included second and subsequent applications which have been dismissed. The figures of "dismissed" cases above have, since that date, been confined to dismissals of first applications.