HC Deb 23 November 1983 vol 49 cc220-1W
Mr. Freeson

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the latest figures available to his Department for the number of (a) mobility and (b) wheelchair homes planned by local authorities and housing associations, whether or not already included in programmes approved by the Government.

Sir George Young

Provisional estimates of dwellings started in England during the first nine months of 1983, include 2,259 mobility and 300 wheelchair dwellings for local authorities and new towns, and 38 mobility and 29 wheelchair dwellings for housing associations. Comprehensive information is not available about planned building.