HC Deb 05 August 1976 vol 916 c981W
Mr. Parry

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will introduce legislation to enable him to make a Government support grant towards balancing the housing revenue account of local authorities which have inner area difficulties.

Mr. Freeson

No. Exchequer subsidies already make a substantial contribution towards local authority housing costs. Their future size and distribution is being considered in our housing finance review.

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