§ 12. Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many houses were built in Wales in 1986 (a) by local authorities, (b) by housing associations and (c) by the private sector; and what were the corresponding figures for 1979.
§ Mr. Mark Robinson
In 1986, 8,429 dwellings were completed in Wales. Of these, local authorities (including 473W new towns) accounted for 870, housing associations for 534 and the private sector 7,025. The figures for 1979 were 11,265 completions: 3,326 by local authorities (and new towns), 1,016 by housing associations and 6,914 by the private sector.