Homelessness and Mortgages

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 3:45 pm on 16th November 1992.

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Photo of Bernard Jenkin Bernard Jenkin , Colchester North 3:45 pm, 16th November 1992

I can see how the release of capital receipts would benefit my constituency in which there have been many council house sales and where we have had to tackle an acute but not large problem of homelessness. However, I am slightly at a loss to see how it would help the hon. Gentleman's constituents, because his local authority is already £0·9 billion in debt.