HC Deb 04 March 2002 vol 381 cc83-4W
Mr. Woodward

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what percentage of residential dwellings are vacant in St. Helens, South including(a) privately rented, (b) owner occupied, (c) council rented or (d) housing association. [38266]

Ms Keeble

4.8 per cent. of all residential dwellings in St. Helens, South are vacant. Of this, 1 per cent. is within the council's stock, with the remaining 3.8 per cent. made up of owner occupiers, Registered Social Landlords, and the private rented sector.

Note—information on vacant property that differentiates between owner occupiers, Registered Social Landlords and private rented sector is not available.