HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 c486W
Mr. Harry Greenway

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many individuals have bought their council houses under the right to buy; and if he will make a statement.[3521]

Mr. Clappison

Local authorities and new towns in England reported have that between the introduction of right-to-buy legislation in October 1980 and the end of June 1996—the latest date for which information is available—the total RTB sale is 1.270 million homes.