To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to his answer of 30 November 2001, Official Report, column 1162W, on social housing, how many homes were transferred from local authority ownership under (a) the right-to-buy scheme and (b) registered social landlords in (i) 1996, (ii) 1997, (iii) 1998, (iv) 1999, (v) 2000, (vi) 2001 and (vii) 2002.
The number of local authority dwellings in rural areas transferred from local authority ownership under the right to buy scheme and to registered social landlords (as reported by local authorities) in each of the years 1995–96 to 2000–01 is as follows.
|Right to buy scheme||To RSLs|
Figures for 2001–02 are not yet available
DTLR P1(B) housing returns (quarterly)