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Volume 893: debated on Monday 16 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he has for authorising an increase in local authority housing rents; and by what amount he will authorise such increases.

We have restored to local authorities the right to fix reasonable rents for their dwellings. Authorities do not, therefore, need any authorisation from my right hon. Friend for any rent increases they make.