Housing Investment Programme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Environment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4th February 1987.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Jeff Rooker Mr Jeff Rooker , Birmingham, Perry Barr 12:00 am, 4th February 1987

Does the Minister appreciate that probably some 2 million homes were built using the same design as the houses in Redditch which are seriously under pressure? Is the hon. Gentleman satisfied that the overall housing investment programme, even including all the private money that he can get into it, is sufficient to stop the housing stock from deteriorating, let alone improve it, in view of the rate of deterioration? In other words, is it enough to stand still?