Bell's Yard, Morden

Oral Answers to Questions — Town and Country Planning – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th January 1948.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Palmer Mr Arthur Palmer , Wimbledon 12:00 am, 20th January 1948

asked the Minister of Town and Country Planning if he will receive an deputation from the Merton and Morden Urban District Council to discuss his refusal to allow the use of the site known as Bell's Yard, Morden, for housing purposes.

Photo of Mr Evelyn King Mr Evelyn King , Penryn and Falmouth

The decision in this case was given by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Health, and I understand that he has already explained it to my hon. Friend.

Photo of Mr Arthur Palmer Mr Arthur Palmer , Wimbledon

Would not my hon. Friend agree that it is rather unreasonable of his right hon. Friend to refuse to receive this deputation?

Photo of Mr Evelyn King Mr Evelyn King , Penryn and Falmouth

I am not sure to which of my right hon. Friends the hon. Member is referring, but this is the responsibility of the Minister of Health.