HC Deb 10 December 1976 vol 922 c394W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will introduce a scheme to grant persons living in second home areas who wish to purchase a house for their own fulltime occupation but cannot do so because of the distortion in the price of houses caused by demand for second homes.

Mr. Freeson

No, but the hon. Member will recall the action taken in 1974 to limit tax relief on loan interest, broadly speaking, to loans for the purchase or improvement of a borrowers' only or main residence.

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