HC Deb 19 May 1980 vol 985 cc66-7W
Mr. Cartwright

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when the grant available to pensioners under the Homes Insulation Act is to be raised to 90 per cent. of the cost; and what steps are being taken to publicise this change.

Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg

I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my hon. Friend the Minister for Housing and Construction on the hon. Member for Northampton, South (Mr. Morris) on 27 March.—[Vol. 981, c. 681.] The main campaign to publicise the higher grant rate for the elderly with low incomes is to be launched at the beginning of September.