HC Deb 13 June 1985 vol 80 c539W
Mr. John David Taylor

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many houses the Northern Ireland Housing Executive has at Portaferry, Kircubbin, and Portavogie; what is the present waiting list at each of these three locations; and what is the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's future building programme at each of these three locations.

Mr. Chris Patten

[pursuant to his reply, 3 June 1985, c. 84–85]: This is a matter for the chairman of the Housing Executive who, has advised me that the information is as follows:

Number of House Waiting List*
Portaferry 475 44
Kircubbin 292 18
Portavogie 183 15
* As at 30 April 1985

The future building programme, which has regard to the priority and urgent need categories within total waiting lists, as well as to factors such as annual relets is:


21 dwellings planned to start 1 May 1986.

10 dwellings planned to start in November 1988.


10 dwellings planned to start in April 1988.


3 dwellings planned to start in October 1987.

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