HC Deb 04 April 1989 vol 150 cc151-2W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many local authorities currently have a council house building programme.

Mr. Trippier

A total of 355 local authorities indicated on their housing investment programme returns (HIP2),

Mr. Trippier

The promotion and marketing budget for the Merseyside development corporation is shown below. The figures can be broken down only from 1984–84 onwards.

completed in April 1988, that they expected to incur expenditure on new housebuilding construction in 1988–89.