Requisitioned Hotels, London (Release)

Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10 April 1945.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East 12:00, 10 April 1945

asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the great shortage of hotel accommodation in London and the inconvenience to business and other visitors caused therefrom, he will ensure that all Departments concerned take immediate steps to examine their present requisitionings in order progressively to release all possible accommodation.

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Epping

Departments are already aware of the urgent need for surrendering hotel accommodation in London. Arrangements for releasing requisitioned accommodation are under constant review and hotels rank high in priority. This matter will be thrust forward with all possible despatch.