HC Deb 09 February 1978 vol 943 c685W
24. Mr. Carson

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he is satisfied with present Housing Executive maintenance methods; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Carter

The Northern Ireland Housing Executive and the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland are alive to the need to improve performance in carrying out necessary repairs quickly, efficiently and economically. Both are at present considering how to achieve this, and a sub-committee of the board has been set up within the Executive under the chairmanship of a member of the board. The review of the Executive's own organisation by the Department of the Civil Services for Northern Ireland should also help bringing about improvement.