HC Deb 21 December 1988 vol 144 cc257-8W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the implications for his housing policies of the report of the Commission for Racial Equality, entitled "Living in Terror".

Mr. Trippier

We took steps in the Housing Act 1988 to give statutory backing for a code of practice on rented housing, to be prepared by the Commission for Racial Equality. In the same Act, we extended the duty to eliminate racial discrimination and to promote equality of opportunity to the Housing Corporation and to our proposed housing action trusts.