§ Ms. Harman
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total number of people in bed-and-breakfast accommodation in the London borough of Southwark in January 1987 and the equivalent dates for 46W 1986, 1985, 1984 and 1983; and what information he has as to the present cost to the London borough of Southwark of keeping people in bed-and-breakfast accommodation.
§ Mr. Tracey
The latest date for which information on bed-and-breakfast accommodation is available is September 1986. The number of households accommodated in bed-and-breakfast accommodation at the end of September in each year since 1983 is as follows:
At end September Number 1983 0 1984 32 1985 52 1986 101
The cost of bed-and-breakfast accommodation during 1985–86 was £630,155 gross and £606,591 net.