HC Deb 05 March 1973 vol 852 c16W
Mr. John Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will extend the present deadline of 75 per cent. improvement grants, in view of the present backlog, the shortage of builders and the inevitable time lag increasing the current costs.

Mr. Peter Thomas

The Housing (Amendment) Bill, now reaching its final stages, proposes to extend for a further year until 23rd June 1974 the higher rates of house improvement grant given under the Housing Act 1971.