§ Mr. Jim Cunningham
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) what plans he has made to increase the Housing Corporation's annual development programme; 
(2) what plans he has to extend the Housing Corporation's housing for rent programme. 
§ Mr. Clappison
The budget for the Housing Corporation's approved development programme for 1995–96, including housing for rent, was announced by my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Local Government, Housing and Urban Regeneration on 15 December 1994Official Report, column 734. Details were placed in the Library of the House.
The budget for the approved development programme for 1996–97 and later years is being considered as part of the Government's annual review of public expenditure.