HC Deb 23 July 1975 vol 896 c211W
34. Mr. Arthur Jones

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he has for encouraging owner-occupation in new towns.

Mr. John Silkin

Development corporations may make land available to private builders wishing to build houses for sale, to individuals wishing to build a house for their own occupation, and to co-ownership groups. Corporations may also build houses themselves for sale, particularly at the lower end of the price range. At the appropriate time I will consider whether further measures are needed.

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