§ Mr. Hatton
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether his attention has been drawn to the letter of 23rd February from the Town Clerk, Manchester, addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Department of the Environment concerning "Municipalisation — Section 105 and Private Sector Improvement Grants" for Manchester; and if he will review the situation and revise the allocations.
§ Mr. Freeson
I am aware of the representations made by the city council. A detailed examination of the situation has been undertaken within the Department and I am at present considering the position.