§ Mr. William Powell
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) whether he will list details of the total numbers of completed sales of council housing to sitting tenants in each year between 1979–80 and 1984–85 in the Corby district;
(2) how many completed sales of council housing to sitting tenants have been made in the Corby district during 1985–86;
(3) whether he will list details of completed sales of council housing to non-sitting tenants in each year between 1979–80 and 1984–85 in the Corby district;
(4) how many completed sales of council housing have been made to non-sitting tenants in the Corby district during 1985–86;
(5) how many outstanding applications to buy local authority dwellings there were in the Corby district at the latest convenient date.
§ Sir George Young
Reported numbers of sales by Corby district council of dwellings to sitting tenants and of vacant dwellings appear in the following issues of "Local Housing Statistics" which are available in the Library:
Year Issue Number 1980–81 62 1981–82 63 1982–83 67 1983–84 75 1984–85
In the first half of 1985–86, Corby district council reported 199 sales to sitting tenants and 12 other sales, and Corby new town reported two sales to sitting tenants.
The corresponding breakdown for 1979–80 is not available, but the district council reported selling a total of 126 dwellings.
The district council has reported that 234 accepted applications under the right to buy were outstanding at 30 September 1985: corresponding information is not available about other applications to buy.