HC Deb 26 March 1985 vol 76 c155W
Mr. Barron

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many local authorities are currently giving assistance by way of either a repurchase or reinstatement grant under the Housing Defects Act 1984; and what are the totals in each case.

Sir George Young

Under the Housing Defects Act 1984, which came into effect on 1 December 1984, local housing authorities have a duty to provide assistance, upon application, to eligible owners. Information about the number of authorities currently giving assistance is not available.