HC Deb 19 March 1986 vol 94 c239W
51. Mr. Nicholas Baker

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will take steps to extend the assured tenancies scheme to cover newly-improved dwellings; and if he will make a statement.

Sir George Young

In order to provide greater scope for responsible landlords to invest in rented accommodation, my hon. Friend yesterday tabled amendments to the Housing and Planning Bill to extend the assured tenancy scheme.