§ Ms. Harman
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has any plans to introduce legislation in regard to the collection of rent arrears by local authorities; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. John Patten
I have nothing to add at present to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Mid-Staffordshire (Mr. Heddle) on Wednesday 10 December, at column 188.