HC Deb 13 June 1985 vol 80 cc534-5W
12. Mr. John Mark Taylor

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the progress of the Government's right-to-buy policy for council dwellings.

Mr. Chris Patten

I am glad to say that the Northern Ireland Housing Executive operates a successful voluntary sales scheme which has enabled 26,000 dwellings to be sold to sitting tenants. So far, no tenants have invoked the provisions of the right-to-buy legislation in Northern Ireland.

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