§ Mr. Loyden
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) if he will publish the figures of overcrowded households region by region in England;
(2) if he will publish in the Official Report, the number of households overcrowded in the cities of Liverpool and London, respectively.
§ Sir George Young
The latest information is from the 1981 census which enumerated the following numbers of households living at densities of more than one person per room:
Region Number Northern 42,039 Yorkshire & Humberside 60,570 East Midlands 38,981 East Anglia 13,881 South East (of which Greater London 132,330) 218,727 South West 35,149 West Midlands 72,193 North West 85,071 England 566,611
There were 10,061 in the city of Liverpool and 59 in the city of London.