HC Deb 06 August 1976 vol 916 c1190W
Mr. D. E. Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will give further details of the means by which local authorities may gain exception from reductions in their housing programme, as areas where housing needs are greatest.

Mr. Freeson

I refer the hon. Member to the Answer given yesterday to my hon. Friend the Member for Mitcham and Morden (Mr. Douglas Mann).