§ Mr. Oppenheim
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many homes in Derbyshire are privately owned; and by how many this figure has increased since 1983.
§ Mr. Trippier
There were 282,202 homes in private ownership as at 1 April 1988 according to housing investment programme returns submitted by Derbyshire district councils. This figure is about 24,000 more than that for 1983.