HC Deb 03 February 1970 vol 795 cc69-70W
59. Mr. Gregory

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether, in view of the burden now anticipated on the ratepayers of Stockport, he will extend the proposed grant to cover the whole of the works on the 12 M Jespersen flats at Lancashire Hill; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Greenwood

No; I would refer my hon. Friend to the statement which I made on 19th January in reply to a Question by my right hon. Friend the Member for East Ham, North (Mr. Prentice). I have examined very carefully the representations made on behalf of the Stockport Corporation. I do not consider, however, that I would be justified in making special grant arrangements for the council's blocks of 6 storeys and under.—[Vol. 794, c.57–8.]