§ Mr. Soley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) how many applications have been made to date to the Housing Corporation for approval under part IV of the Housing Act 1988 to seek to acquire public authority housing, from(a) registered housing associations, (b) unregistered housing associations, (c) housing co-operatives, (d) commercial companies, (e) private individuals and (f) other bodies; how many approvals have been granted by the Housing Corporation; and to which local authority areas these applications and approvals have related;
(2) how many approaches have been received to date by the Housing Corporation from council tenants in England (a) asking to be put in touch with another landlord who might take over their homes and (b) asking the Housing Corporation not to approve another landlord to take over their homes; and if he will list the local authority areas from which any such approaches have been made.276W
Programme return (HIP I). It is shown at column B51 of the "Grossed Estimates for Standard Regions—1988 HIP 1", a copy of which is in the Library.