HC Deb 03 March 1992 vol 205 c96W
Mr. Soley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average cost of acquisition by a local authority of a home in(a) London, (b) metropolitan districts and (c) non-metropolitan districts.

Sir George Young

[holding answer 27 February 1992]: Local authorities acquire relatively few dwellings for continued housing use. Reliable information from which to derive unit costs of acquisition is not available centrally.