HC Deb 23 June 1997 vol 296 cc378-9W
Mr. Hancock

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many properties underwent works through home improvement agencies in each of the last three years. [4292]

Mr. Raynsford

The table shows the number of jobs completed in the last three years by home improvement agencies in England funded by my Department:

Year Number of jobs
1994–95 21,735
1995–96 24,129
1996–97 27,137

Some properties benefited from more than one job but information about the number of properties receiving works is not kept.