HC Deb 17 May 1977 vol 932 c111W
Mr George

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many housing action areas have been declared in England and Wales, and the West Midlands; and which authorities in the West Midlands have not yet declared housing action areas.

Mr. Armstrong

Up to 31st April 1977, 213 housing action areas had been declared in England and Wales. Of these, 33 are in the West Midlands county area. Three metropolitan districts in this area have not yet declared theirs. These are Dudley, Solihull and Walsall.