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Sites (Rural Areas)

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing – in the House of Commons on 10th February 1944.

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Photo of Mr Robin Turton Mr Robin Turton , Thirsk and Malton

asked the Minister of Health whether local authorities in rural areas will be encouraged to prepare building sites this summer in anticipation of the Government's reconstruction programme.

Photo of Mr Henry Willink Mr Henry Willink , Croydon North

Yes, Sir. I hope shortly to send a circular to local authorities explaining the details of the arrangements which are being made for the preparation of sites and will send my hon. Friend a Copy.

Photo of Mrs Beatrice Rathbone Mrs Beatrice Rathbone , Bodmin

In sending out that circular will my right hon. and learned Friend bear in mind that no sites should be prepared that have not water and electricity available?