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Rest Centres And Shelters (Sleeping Accommodation)

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 25 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Health, in view of overcrowding in certain badly-bombed areas he will consider, in consultation with local authorities affected, fitting some war-time air-raid shelters, or rest centres, with bunks and make them available for sleeping, where the need is proven.

I do not consider that either shelters or rest centres are suitable for continued use as sleeping accommodation as suggested by my hon. Friend.