HC Deb 20 November 2000 vol 357 c21W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many rough sleepers there were in(a) East Sussex and (b) the Lewes constituency in the last year for which figures are available. [139038]

Ms Armstrong

The latest available figures for the number of rough sleepers in each of the local authorities in East Sussex are shown in the table. There are no specific figures available for the parliamentary constituency of Lewes.

These figures show the position as at June 2000. These figures are compiled on the basis of local authority data from local street counts, and estimates provided by local authorities.

Number of rough sleepers
Brighton and Hove 26
Eastbourne 1
Hastings 3
Lewes 10
Rother 10
Wealden 20
1 Estimated
2 No estimate made by local authority