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Southwark

Volume 236: debated on Thursday 6 March 1930

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49.

asked the Minister of Health whether he has any recent statistics and can state the present number of condemned houses in the borough of Southwark, and the most recent figures of where more than three persons occupy one room in this borough?

I am informed by the town clerk that there are 635 condemned houses in the borough. As regards the last part of the question, I have no information more recent than that which was published in the report of the census of 1921.

Has my right hon. Friend any information as to how it is intended to re-house these people?