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 Dennis Skinner Dennis Skinner Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 9:02 pm, 5th July 1983

Another example of gross hypocrisy by the Tories is the way in which letters were sent out before the 1979 election referring to council tenants living in luxury and preaching about a property-owning democracy while the Prime Minister had a place owned by the National Trust at Scotney castle in Kent, which is regarded as the garden of Eden, with a golf course next door for her husband and subsidised up to the hilt.