HC Deb 21 July 1982 vol 28 c202W
53. Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many new public and private houses have been built within the district council boundaries of the following cities: Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Birmingham and Leeds since May 1979.

Sir George Young

From the second quarter 1979 to the first quarter 1982, inclusive, the local authorities have reported the following numbers of dwellings completed in their areas:

Public sector Private sector
Birmingham 5,435 3,031
Leeds 3,693 2,928
Liverpool 2,237 2,062
Manchester 3,182 966
Sheffield 3,309 2,693

In addition, 449 council dwellings for Birmingham were completed outside the authority's area.