HC Deb 16 April 1981 vol 3 c240W
Mr. Canavan

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) how many council house sales have been completed under the Housing Act 1980 right-to-buy procedure in the period since 3 October 1980 to the latest date for which figures are available;

(2) how many applications to purchase council houses had been filed with local authorities under the Housing Act 1980's right-to-buy procedure in the first six months of its operation;

(3) how many flats have been sold under the Housing Act 1980 right-to-buy procedure; and what percentage of total sales this constitutes.

Mr. Stanley

[pursuant to his reply, 15 April 1981]: I refer the hon. Member to the answer that my right hon. Friend gave to the right hon. Member for Manchester, Ardwick (Mr. Kaufman) on 10 April 1981.—[Vol. 2, c. 381.]. Of the 49 sales completed in the period October-December 1980 (column 3 of the table which is in the Library), none were flats.