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star this property date less than 2015-03-20more like thismore than 2015-03-20
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Department for Communities and Local Government remove filter
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unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property hansard heading Council Housing: Greater London more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many council houses have been sold in (a) London and (b) each London borough since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Statistics on local authority right to buy sales in London and in each London Borough are published in the Department's live table 685 (annual) and 691 (quarterly) which are available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-social-housing-sales" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tables-on-social-housing-sales</a><br><br>In England, council house building starts are now at a 23 year high and twice as many council homes have been built in the last 4 years than from 1997 to 2009. Previously, councils were not encouraged to build new homes from sales receipts and only 1 new council home was built for every 170 Right to Buy sales completed under the last Administration.</p><p>Since the Right to Buy was reinvigorated in England, £730 million in sales receipts are being re-invested in affordable house building; levering a further £1.7 billion of investment over the next 2 years. This means that in total, over £2.4 billion will be raised to invest in affordable house building as a result of the as a result of Right to Buy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2015-03-25T13:38:35.757Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-25T13:38:35.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan remove filter