HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 c483W
21. Sir John Hannam

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to encourage local authorities to bring forward projects under the private finance initiative.[3138]

Mr. Gummer

On 31 October we relaxed the capital finance rules to promote the private finance initiative in local government. We also issued guidance on those relaxations and associated arrangements for revenue support for PFI projects.