HC Deb 05 November 1993 vol 231 cc489-90W
Dr. Wright

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a table showing whether the public have a statutory right to(a) attend all board or committee meetings, (b) inspect the minutes of meetings, (c) inspect the annual reports, (d) inspect the annual accounts and (e) inspect a register of members' interests of housing associations.

Sir George Young

[holding answer 2 November 1993]: The Housing Corporation has the statutory responsibility to fund and supervise registered housing associations. As part of its supervisory role, the corporation receives the associations' annual accounts and requires associations to provide a wide range of information on a regular basis covering the performance and management of associations, including the disclosure of committee members' interests. These returns are available to members of the public and may be viewed at the corporation's headquarters.