HC Deb 16 November 1971 vol 826 c121W
Mr. Ted Fletcher

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will seek to amend the Housing Act, 1971 in order to enable local authorities to claim the higher grant for improvement works if they are started, as opposed to completed, by 23rd June, 1973.

Mr. Channon

No. This would run counter to the aim of getting improvement work in the areas concerned brought forward and started as quickly as possible.

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