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Lavatory Pans, Kettering

Volume 436: debated on Monday 28 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Works whether he is aware of the menace to public health arising out of the breakage of numerous water-closet pans in council houses in Kettering during recent frost; that, owing to shortage of fuel, the manufacturers, Johnson Fire Clay Company, Limited, Excelsior Works, Cliff Vale, Stoke-on-Trent, are unable to promise delivery of pans in replacement within any reasonable time; and what steps are being taken to expedite the delivery of water-closet pans to Kettering Borough Council and to other local authorities with similar difficulties.

Yes, Sir. The difficulties at Kettering have been reported to my regional officer who is making arrangements for further supplies.