Birmingham (Rents).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Housing. – in the House of Commons on 22nd June 1939.

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asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the rent strike of tenants of Birmingham council houses still continues and that the arrears of rent now exceed £20,000; and whether, in view of the Tenants' Association's willingness to submit the whole matter to independent arbitration, he will consider the desirability of arranging with the city council that an officer of his Department should meet both sides with a view to arriving at an amicable settlement?