HC Deb 09 December 1992 vol 215 c701W
19. Mr. Cryer

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assumptions lay behind the estimate of the number of right-to-buy sales of council dwellings over the next two years published on 12 November.

Sir George Young

The estimate of capital receipts in my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer's autumn statement related to local authority asset sales generally in the United Kingdom; no specific figures were published for right-to-buy sales of council dwellings. The United Kingdom estimate was based on information about local authorities' recent asset sales and forecast outturn in the current year, taking account of the expected effect of the receipts measure announced in the autumn statement.

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