§ Mr. Andrew Bowden
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many council-owned houses in the borough of Brighton have been sold since the implementation of the Housing Act 1980.
§ Mr. Tracey
Reported sales of dwellings by Brighton borough council appear in the following issues of "Local Housing Statistics" which are available in the Library.
Financial years Issue number 1980–81 62 1981–82 63 1982–83 67 1983–84 75 1984–85 79
Brighton borough council has reported selling 194 dwellings during 1985–86, all of which were under the right-to-buy scheme implemented in the 1980 Housing Act, and 192 in the first nine months of 1986–87, of which 170 were right-to-buy sales.