§ 31. Mr. Bob Dunn
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent representations he has received about the provisions of the Housing Act 1980 as they relate to tenants wishing to buy their houses, which are subject to long leases.
§ Sir George Young
I have received many representations that the right to buy should extend to local authority tenants of leasehold property.
§ Mr. Cockeram
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will take steps to speed up the sale of council houses in the areas of local authorities that had sold fewer than 20 council houses by 31 December 1981.164W
§ Mr. Stanley
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave earlier today to my hon. Friend the Member for Leek (Mr. Knox).