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Thursday, 20 October 1983
Page: 1985

Mr RONALD EDWARDS —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

That this House-

(1) notes that bank lending for housing purposes increased by 24.1 per cent to $454m during August 1983 compared with July 1983 which in seasonally adjusted terms represents a 7.9 per cent increase to $426.5m, and

(2) recognises that this boost in home loan lending constitutes a vote of confidence in the Government's housing policy.