§ Mr. Heddle
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the rent arrears for each year since 1979 for (a) Lichfield district council, (b) Cannock Chase district council and (c) Stafford borough council.
§ Sir George Young
Gross rent arrears on 31 March in each of the years since 1979 were as follows:
Information on the condition of public sector dwellings in the borough is not available in the form requested. However, the council has provided an estimate of the number of unfit dwellings, dwellings fit but lacking basic amenities and non-standard dwellings in need of renovation in the 1985–86 housing investment programme return, which is available in the Library.