HC Deb 25 February 1975 vol 887 cc98-9W
Mr. Dodsworth

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the individual limits of lending or borrowing powers obtained by his Department by means of legislation or affirmative order in the past 12 months.

Mr. Crosland

The Housing Corporation obtained a borrowing power not exceeding £400 million in the Housing Act 1974; the British Railways Board obtained a borrowing power set at £600 million or, subject to an order made by me, a larger sum not exceeding £900 million, under the Railway Act 1974.