To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of tenants who were evicted as a result of repossession of property by a mortgage lender in cases where landlords had not obtained the lender's permission to rent in the latest period for which figures are available.
I have been asked to reply.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders latest press release on repossessions is on their website at:
The Financial Services Authority data are available on their website at:
Dr. Brian Iddon is taking forward a Private Members Bill The Protection of Tenants (Mortgage Repossessions) Bill which will have its second reading on