§ Mr. Percival
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will take into account the shortage of building materials and the pressure on builders and their skilled workers in reaching his decision on a possible extension of the period by which improvements in the assisted areas have to be completed in order to qualify for the preferential rate of grant.
§ Mr. Freeson
I would refer the hon. and learned Member to the answer given To my hon. Friend the Member for Manchester, Blackley (Mr. Rose) on 18th March.—[Vol. 870, c.25–6.].