Former MP, Leicester West
I do not intend—it would be foolish for me to try—to cover as much ground as the last speaker, who has taken the whole subject of health as his field. I wish to confine my remarks to the problem of housing, and especially the housing of the poorer-paid working classes. Like the last speaker, I desire to express my appreciation of the work that is being done by the Ministry of...
Will the houses which are to be provided for poorly-paid workers merely replace the slums which have been cleared away, or will they be additional houses?
I am not rising in order to condemn the Minister for what he has done in regard to the housing problem, nor to praise him, but to add a little friendly criticism. I feel in a somewhat embarrassing position in criticising him for not gingering up local authorities more in regard to their housing schemes, because the Minister said to-day that he has not received a scheme from the city which I...
Former MP for Leicester West
Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 25 October 1935 — General election
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