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Sanitary Provisions (Ladywood, Birmingham)

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 11 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that insanitary conditions in many parts of Birmingham have become intolerable, for example in Nelson Street, Lady wood, where only one lavatory is available for 36 persons; and what steps he proposes to take to establish better sanitary conditions in Birmingham.

I am aware that many occupied houses in Birmingham, as elsewhere, are in a very bad condition. The Corporation are doing their best to improve matters, but this is dependent on labour and materials.