§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has concerning the number of homeless people in the north-west of England in each of the months for the last three years for which figures are available.
§ Sir George Young
Information on homelessness is available only each half-year. The estimated numbers of households accepted as homeless in the north-west of England are as follows:
Number of households accepted as homeless Period Number 2nd half 1982 4,250 1st half 1983 4,250 2nd half 1983 4,700 1st half 1984 4,850