§ Dr. Roger Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, in view of the report by Professor Gordon Stewart that poor housing conditions and associated bad hygiene lead to worsening health and higher costs to the Health Service, he will make more money available for areas with bad and overcrowded housing.
§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
The housing investment programme allocations of local authorities are already determined on the basis of assessments of local needs, including those to which the hon. Member refers.