Part of Orders of the Day — Supply – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st June 1978.

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Photo of Mr Alec Jones Mr Alec Jones , Rhondda 12:00 am, 21st June 1978

The hon. Member said that this was a slump engineered by the Government. Can he explain why my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has told every local authority in Wales "You complete your practical programme for house building and repairs as submitted to us, and we will finance the whole of that programme"? I do not regard that as engineering a slump.