§ Mr. Joel Barnett
Arrangements will be made immediately with the local authorities and other bodies concerned for new work to be commissioned from the construction industry for completion
£ million England: 1. Improvements of publicly owned housing 12 2. National Health Service 4 3. Education 4 4. Other local authority services (at local discretion subject to central guidance on priorities—e.g. youth employment, fire precautions in old people's homes etc.) 4 — 24 Scotland 3½ Wales 2½ 30
A corresponding programme of works will also be undertaken in Northern Ireland, suiting the Government's priorities in the Province, at a cost of £2 million. Details will be announced as soon as possible.