§ Mr. Winnick
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when the Walsall housing investment programme for 1980–81 will be known.
§ Mr. Stanley
Local authorities were informed of their housing investment programme allocations for 1980–81 on 21 February.
§ Dr. Edmund Marshall
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he will be able to answer the ques-480W
and in local authorities which might result from abolition of dog licensing in Great Britain, but they would probably be very small and thinly spread; staff effort devoted to administration of the dog licensing system in the central Government amounts to a fraction of a man-year in each of a number of Government departments, and no jobs would be lost.