HC Deb 21 January 1974 vol 867 cc244-5W
Dame Joan Vickers

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he intends to issue the circular requiring the housing departments of the local authorities to be responsible for housing the homeless and needy persons.

Sir K. Joseph

My right hon. and learned Friends the Secretaries of State for the Environment and Wales and I intend to issue the joint circular of guidance to local authorities about homeless-ness as soon as possible.