Requisitioned Houses

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Housing – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th July 1954.

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Photo of Mr Joseph Sparks Mr Joseph Sparks , Acton 12:00 am, 20th July 1954

Is the Minister aware that if he submits to the pressure of the hon. Gentlemen behind him it will mean that thousands of families will be put out on the streets, especially in London and our great cities? Therefore, to assist local authorities to purchase these dwellings where suitable, will he agree to extend the principle of subsidy to them to enable them to undertake the work?