Orders of the Day — Housing and Building Control Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:02 pm on 5th July 1983.

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Photo of Sir Sydney Chapman Sir Sydney Chapman , Chipping Barnet 9:02 pm, 5th July 1983

Is the hon. Gentleman aware that a recent "World in Action" programme drew attention to the very few failures, proportionately, of timber-framed houses? It made it clear that the failures were all to be found in the public sector. Will he recognise that the public sector should be responsible for the damages?