§ 59. Mr. Loyden
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the progress of consideration of the proposals put forward by the hon. Member for Liverpool, Garston on unemployment in the building and construction industry.
§ Mr. Freeson
Action to assist the construction industry has to be taken within the present restrictions on public expenditure. But the Government have taken a number of steps which will help the industry, particularly its measures to stimulate housebuilding.