§ Mr. Anderson
asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will give details of his Department's proposals for insulation of public sector dwellings in Wales.
§ Mr. Alec Jones
As part of the energy conservation programme, £1 million has been allocated in 1978–79 for the insulation of public sector dwellings in Wales. The Welsh Office has asked housing authorities, the Development Board for Rural Wales, Cwmbran Development Corporation and the Housing Corporation to submit bids. Allocations will be worked out66W of the previous six years; and what annual percentage increase these figures indicate.
§ Mr. Meacher
Following is the available information:
when all bids have been received. Authorities have been asked to concentrate initially on treating older, uninsulated dwellings, particularly those occupied by elderly, infirm or handicapped tenants.