§ Mr. Lofthouse
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he last met representatives of housing authorities; and what subjects were discussed.
§ Mr. Gow
I last met representatives of housing authorities at the meeting of the Housing Consultative Council on 21 November 1983. The subjects discussed were housing subsidy determinations, housing investment programmes, housing expenditure steering group, home improvement grants, older housing review, homes insulation grants, the right to repair, housing defects, houses in multiple occupation, and asbestos in housing. I shall be chairing another meeting of the Housing Consultative Council on Monday, 18 June.