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Directed Workers (Housing Accommodation)

Volume 415: debated on Friday 2 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Supply and of Aircraft Production if he will assume responsibility for the present housing difficulties of the employees of the Bishopson and Linwood factories who are about to be turned out of their houses after having been directed to employment in that area, thereby leaving their own dwellings to which they cannot now return owing to their occupation by others.

No, Sir. The houses are the property of and are managed by the local authority and I have no locus in the matter.