HC Deb 06 April 1971 vol 815 c106W
Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the latest number of local authorities selling council houses; how this figure compares with the number at 30th June; and how many council houses have now been sold.

Mr. Amery

201 local authorities made sales of council dwellings in the six months after this Government took office on 30th June, 1970; compared with 162 in the previous six months. In the first six months of this Governmnet's tenure of office 3,613 dwellings were sold.