HC Deb 16 June 1992 vol 209 cc462-3W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is his latest estimate of the amount of cash realised from the sale of council houses in each of the district and borough councils in Wales giving the numbers of houses sold in each location and indicating the current amount of receipts retained by each local authority; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. David Hunt

Information relating to numbers of houses sold is given in the table. Regarding receipts from council house sales, I refer the hon. Gentleman to the reply given to the hon. Member for Monmouth on 4 February 1992. For receipts set aside and not yet redeemed, the latest available information is that included in the reply given to the hon. Member for Cardiff, North (Mr. Jones) on 22 January 1992.

Council houses sold 1981–82 to 1990–91 inclusive
Alyn and Deeside 1,484
Colwyn 801
Delyn 1,355
Glyndwr 1,255
Rhuddlan 919
Wrexham Maelor 3,547
Carmarthen 1,192
Ceredigion 1,421
Dinefwr 892
Llanelli 3,350
Preseli Pembroke 2,277
South Pembrokeshire 879
Blaenau Gwent 2,363
Islwyn 3,675
Monmouth 1,878
Newport 4,050
Torfaen 3,723
Aberconwy 1,724
Arfon 1,382
Dwyfor 392
Meirionnydd 897
Ynys Mon 1,654
Cynon Valley 1,503
Merthyr Tydfil 2,276
Ogwr 4,609
Rhondda 751
Rhymney Valley 3,712
Taff Ely 3,900
Brecknock 1,444
Montgomeryshire 1,350
Radnorshire 573
Cardiff 7,663
Vale of Glamorgan 2,827
Port Talbot 3,486
Lliw Valley 1,916
Neath 2,427
Swansea 4,068
TOTAL 83,615