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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Environment – in the House of Commons at 2:20 pm on 21st June 1995.

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Photo of Andrew Miller Andrew Miller , Ellesmere Port and Neston 2:20 pm, 21st June 1995

Those figures are somewhat misleading. Data provided by the Government in their own statistics show a massive fall in approvals from 1993–94 to the current year and a fall in completions. Add that to the difficulties faced by local authorities because of the rather ridiculous restrictions placed on them by central Government and the fact that the house building market has stagnated because of the Government's fiscal policies, and it is no wonder that we have a housing crisis. When are the Government going to do anything about it?