12. Gareth Thomas
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with(a) Cabinet colleagues and (b) National Assembly for Wales Secretaries about the provision of affordable housing in Wales. 
§ Mr. Hain
This year, Welsh Assembly Government is making available £56.4 million in Social Housing Grant to assist the provision of affordable housing. Together with private funding this will generate investment of over £90 million and provide around 1,000 additional homes for rent and low cost ownership.