asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will introduce plans to bring empty properties into the available housing stock.
I would refer my hon. Friend to my hon. Friend the Minister for Housing and Construction's reply on 25th February to my hon. Friend the Member for Holborn and St. Pancras, South (Mrs. Jeger)—[Vol. 887, c. 69–70.] We shall shortly be consulting the organisations concerned on a range of measures concerned with improving the use of the existing housing stock.