§ Mr. Proctor
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what circulars and letters have been sent by his Department to new town development corporations urging them to accept an allocation of Vietnamese refugees; and what was the result in each case.
§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
The Department has sent one letter to each new town corporation in England about accommodation for housing refugees from Vietnam. The offers of accommodation by each new town are attached.468W
Housing Units Offered Basildon 12 Central Lancashire new Town 20 Milton Keynes 20 Northampton 10 Peterborough 11 Redditch 5 Runcorn 8 Skelmersdale 12 Telford 8 Warrington 2 Washington 5 113