Housing: Prefabricated Council Houses - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:14 am on 1st November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Morgan Lord Morgan Labour 11:14 am, 1st November 2018

My Lords, I agree very much with the previous question. In the 1940s, that great man Aneurin Bevan was not merely launching the National Health Service but running a very forward-looking and successful housing programme. Bevan insisted that council housing should have very much the same high qualities, referred to by the noble Lord, Lord Thomas. The Minister is a forward-looking man, and I wonder whether I can invite him to cast his gaze back to the great days of the Attlee Government?