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Billeting Accommodation (Docks)

Volume 360: debated on Thursday 9 May 1940

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will have inquiries made into the conditions in which men are living at certain docks; and whether he will take steps to provide these troops with better and less crowded accommodation?

I am aware that, owing to the difficulty of obtaining accommodation in the area referred to, the billet in question is less satisfactory than others elsewhere, but steps are being taken to effect improvement and to make the troops as comfortable as possible.