Orders of the Day — Housing and Building Control Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:18 pm on 5th July 1983.

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Photo of Mr Keith Hampson Mr Keith Hampson , Leeds North West 4:18 pm, 5th July 1983

Surely the right hon. Gentleman realises that capital assets do not have to be released by the sale of houses for the disabled in order to raise the money to build new houses for the disabled. A vast amount of capital assets, both in housing and other areas, could be used by local authorities, particularly Labour authorities, to build more accommodation geared to the disabled. Will the right hon. Gentleman tell Labour local authorities which are hoarding capital assets to spend them on the disabled?