HC Deb 18 June 1980 vol 986 c519W
23. Mr. Aspinvall

asked the Lord Privy Seal how many people were accommodated in the net increase in housing produced in 1979 in Hong Kong.

Mr. Blaker

177,500 people, including 21,107 transferred from demolished old public housing, were accommodated in the 32,998 new flats completed in the public sector in 1979–80. It is estimated that a further 140,000 people were accommodated in the 27,000 new units completed in the private sector in 1979–80.