§ Mr. W. Griffiths
asked the Minister of Health the average waiting period for a non-pay bed in the Manchester Royal infirmary, St. Mary's Hospital, and the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital; and66W
designated as Clean Air Zones; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Sir K. Joseph
When a house is to be improved with the help of discretionary improvement grant under Housing Act powers, the grant may include a contribution towards the cost of installing in place of an obsolete appliance, a fire of an approved type suitable for the burning of smokeless fuel. Outside smoke control areas no other grant powers are available, nor does my right hon. Friend consider them necessary.