Local Authorities' Schemes.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Housing. – in the House of Commons on 2nd August 1922.

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Mr. T. THOMSON:

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asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to the figures in the Registrar-General's Report for 1920 showing that the marriage rate was the highest on record; and, in the light of this new information, is he prepared to withdraw his objection to local authorities completing their original building schemes under the Housing Act of 1919, in order to meet the largely increased need for more houses indicated by this increased marriage rate?