Council Homes, Bradford

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Environment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th March 1991.

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Photo of Mr Max Madden Mr Max Madden , Bradford West 12:00 am, 27th March 1991

Do not those miserable figures represent a massive indictment of the Government's failure to respond to the housing crisis that has gripped Bradford for the past 12 years? Does the Minister recognise that that crisis is now so acute that the council is considering formally closing its housing waiting list on which there are 9,000 applicants? When will the Government pump into Bradford the necessary funds to enable the council to build homes for the thousands of families who urgently and desperately need them?