Housing.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th June 1937.

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Photo of Mr William Gallacher Mr William Gallacher , Fife Western 12:00 am, 29th June 1937

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that, arising out of the increased cost of building materials, certain local authorities have suspended building programmes; that rents in many areas are rising; that suffering and overcrowding is being caused thereby; and will he call a conference in Edinburgh of Scottish Members of Parliament with representatives of the principal burghs and county councils for the purpose of discussing ways and means to overcome the housing crisis?