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Billeting, Blackpool

Volume 415: debated on Wednesday 31 October 1945

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air if he will take steps to remove or reduce the hardship caused by his billeting officers to many householders in Blackpool that occurs both when men of the R.A.F. are billeted without warning as to time or numbers, and when, after service of billeting notices and the consequent removal of civilian guests, the promised airmen fail to arrive.

Yes, Sir. We have taken special steps to deal with the very real difficulties that have recently caused changes to be made at short notice in the billeting programme at Blackpool.