§ Mr. Cartwright
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will set out the number of right-to-buy applications submitted by council tenants during the third quarter of 1982 together with the figures for each quarter since the relevant legislation came into force.
§ Mr. Stanley
The numbers of right-to-buy claims received by English local authorities are as follows:
Year Quarter Applications 1980 Fourth Quarter 130,400 1981 First Quarter 141,200 Second Quarter 54,700 Third Quarter 36,900 Forth Quarter 20,400 1982 First Quarter 47,700 Second Quarter 39,200 Third Quarter 36,500*