HC Deb 03 November 1988 vol 139 cc728-9W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list those local authorities by area in which 4.5 per cent. or more of the private sector housing stock is considered unfit.

Mr. Trippier

The following 74 English housing authorities have reported in their 1988 housing investment programme returns that 4.5 per cent. or more of the private sector (owner-occupied and private rented) housing stock in their areas at 1 April 1988 was unfit:

Allerdale Durham
Barnsley Ealing
Birmingham East Hertfordshire
Blackburn Fenland
Bolsover Gateshead
Bolton Gedling
Boston Great Grimsby
Bradford Hackney
Brent Hammersmith and Fulham
Brighton Haringey
Bristol Hastings
Burnley Hillingdon
Bury Hyndburn
Camden Islington
Caradon Kensington and Chelsea
Chorley Kingston upon Hull
Cleethorpes Lambeth
Dudley Leeds

Leicester Rossendale
Lewisham Rugby
Macclesfield Salford
Maidstone Sandwell
Malvern Hills South Herefordshire
Mendip Southwark
Mid Suffolk St. Helens
Newcastle upon Tyne Stoke-on-Trent
Newham Sutton
Oswestry Tameside
Oxford Taunton Deane
Pendle Thurrock
Penwith Torridge
Peterborough Tower Hamlets
Plymouth Walsall
Preston Waltham Forest
Reading Wandsworth
Richmond upon Thames West Wiltshire
Rochdale Wolverhampton

Twenty-one authorities have not provided estimates.

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