Oral Answers to Questions — Housing (Minister's Speech)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th November 1960.

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Photo of Mr Frank Allaun Mr Frank Allaun , Salford East 12:00 am, 15th November 1960

Did not the Chancellor, and later the Minister of Housing and Local Government, say that a national housing problem no longer exists, and that only a purely local problem remains? Is not that a cruel affront to the millions whose lives are being wrecked? I challenge the Prime Minister to go to any big city and say that the housing problem no longer remains. Can he name a single one?