HC Deb 01 April 1981 vol 2 c105W
32. Mr. Latham

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will make a statement on the most recent trends in private housing starts.

Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg

I was pleased to note that private sector housing starts in England in the three months November 1980–January 1981 were 20 per cent. higher, seasonally adjusted, than in the previous three month period.