Rented Housing

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Environment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th October 1996.

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Photo of Mr Peter Pike Mr Peter Pike , Burnley 12:00 am, 15th October 1996

Does the Minister not recognise that the thousands of people throughout Britain who are on waiting lists to rent houses do not believe a single word he says? They cannot understand why council house waiting lists are longer than in 1979 and why many councils have had to go back to a points system which they abolished many years ago.