To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many residential property transactions there were in each local authority area in England in the last 12 months for which figures are available.
Land Registry is able to provide information based on the total number of residential properties sold at full value(1) for 2009. The figures cover each local authority in England and Wales. The information has been placed in the House of Commons Library.
(1) Full value = residential property transactions where the full price has been paid. The figures exclude a number of transactions including Right to Buy sales at a discount, properties sold by way of a gift and properties sold under a compulsory purchase or court order.