HC Deb 19 November 1984 vol 68 c29W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will estimate the impact of proposed cutbacks in the housing budget, housing improvement grants, and the proposed halving of new building starts on decaying inner city areas and upon the construction industry.

Sir George Young

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 12 November to my learned Friend the Member for Leominster (Mr. Hind) at column68–69 about the Department's public expenditure plans for 1985–86, including those for housing.