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Volume 436: debated on Tuesday 15 April 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many houses now under construction in Scotland will remain uncompleted by the end of 1947 under the Government's recent restrictive order.

The aim is not to restrict but, by the concentration of resources, to increase the number of completed houses in 1947. The number of houses now under construction is 35,239, and it is estimated that it may be possible to complete 24,000 by the end of the year.