Orders of the Day — Housing and Building Control Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:26 pm on 5th July 1983.

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Photo of Mr Allan Roberts Mr Allan Roberts , Bootle 6:26 pm, 5th July 1983

The hon. Gentleman has outlined circuitously the Labour party's policy. We say that the decision should rest with the local authority. The Labour party does not favour banning the sale of council houses, but believes in local democracy. The decision should be taken locally. That is what the hon. Gentleman seems to be saying.