HC Deb 31 July 1974 vol 878 c325W
Sir D. Kaberry

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will seek to ascertain how many newly-built unsold private houses have been purchased by the West Yorkshire metropolitan authority since 1st April 1974, or by the separate second-tier authorities in that area.

Mr. Freeson

Approval has been given to date for the purchase of 21 dwellings within the West Yorkshire Metropolitan County. Further purchases of substantial numbers of dwellings are under consideration.