§ Mr. Allan Roberts
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what proportion of (a) all dwellings inspected and (b) dwellings judged to be unfit during the 1981 English house condition survey were visited by (i) environment health officers and (ii) private sector surveyors.
§ Mr. Stanley
51 per cent. of the dwellings inspected were visited by environmental health officers and 49 per cent. by private sector surveyors. Of the dwellings judged to be unfit 62 per cent. were visited by environmental health officers and 38 per cent. were visited by private surveyors.