HC Deb 12 April 1989 vol 150 c580W
Mr. Norman Hogg

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many local authority voids there were in England at the latest available date; and of this total, how many were(a) actually available for letting, (b) in various stages of repair and (c) empty for over 12 months.

Mr. Trippier

The information for April 1988 was reported by local authorities in the annual housing investment programme return (HIP 1) and appears in the "Housing Needs Appraisal: HIP 1 for 1988, Grossed for England", a copy of which is in the Library.