§ 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 Number Alyn and Deeside 1,484 Colwyn 801 Delyn 1,355
Number 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