Private Rented Housing: Repossession Orders:Written question - 192940

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Asked on: 19 November 2018
Ministry of Justice
Private Rented Housing: Repossession Orders
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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the (a) median and (b) mean times were for private landlords to progress from a claim to possession of a property by a county court bailiff for the most recent period for which figures are available (i) across England and (ii) by each court circuit.
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Answered by: Lucy Frazer
Answered on: 22 November 2018

The average time taken from issue to repossession (in weeks) in private landlord possession cases in the county court is provided in the table below.

London

Midlands

North East

North West

South East

South West

England

Mean

Med

Mean

Med

Mean

Med

Mean

Med

Mean

Med

Mean

Med

Mean

Med

2013

24.0

17.7

23.6

16.7

26.6

14.7

27.5

15.1

23.2

14.7

20.6

13.4

24.0

16.3

2014

24.3

18.3

25.3

17.9

19.7

14.3

26.8

15.4

21.0

14.3

23.0

14.1

23.4

16.6

2015

24.4

17.9

23.1

16.1

24.6

14.3

19.7

15.0

20.8

14.1

16.0

13.1

22.2

15.9

2016

29.5

18.7

23.6

16.0

25.0

14.3

19.0

14.4

19.9

14.0

19.0

13.3

24.2

16.0

2017

25.0

19.0

21.4

16.1

20.0

14.3

21.1

14.7

20.5

14.6

18.1

13.7

22.0

16.1

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