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House Building

Volume 116: debated on Thursday 14 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many houses are currently under construction; and how this number compares with the position in May 1979.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his policy towards the public sector building houses to rent.

The aim of the Government is to encourage the maximum provision of rented housing outside the public sector. Local authorities should target their own provision more closely on those in greatest housing need.