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Housing Investment Programme

Volume 130: debated on Thursday 31 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list at 1988–89 prices his Department's initial housing investment programme allocations (a) to English local authorities, (b) to local authorities in Greater London, (c) to metropolitan authorities outside London, (d) to non-metropolitan authorities in the south-east and (e) to English non-metropolitan authorities (i) for 1978–79, (ii) for 1980–81., (iii) for 1982–83 (iv) for 1984–85 (v) for 1986–87 and (vi) for 1988–89.

The figures are in the table:Kingdom's rejection of the European Commission proposal of December 1987 to implement the results of the North sea conference at European Community level.

Far from rejecting any formal proposal, the United Kingdom agreed with all other member states of the Environment Council on 3 December 1987 on conclusions welcoming the significant progress made at the second international conference on the protection of the North sea. The council recalled the need to combat fresh water and marine pollution, and expected to pursue Community action in this field on the basis of appropriate proposals by the Commission.