§ Miss Devlin
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how soon the proposed Central Housing Authority will assume all public housing allocation in Northern Ireland; and whether he will make a statement on progress.
§ Mrs. Shirley Williams
The matter is for the Parliament and Government of Northern Ireland. The Queen's Speech to the Northern Ireland Parliament on 10th February indicated the intention of the Northern Ireland Government to introduce legislation as the result of the decision to establish a central housing authority.