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Heating Ban

Volume 437: debated on Thursday 8 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the considerations leading to the raising of the ban on the use of electricity and gas for space heating in certain counties in England and in the whole of Scotland.

The decision to raise the ban on heating in Scotland and certain counties of the North of England was based on advice received from the Meteorological Office.

asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he will exempt works nurseries from the ban on heating which is to operate from 5th May.

Provision has already been announced to meet the case of children under three years of age in residential premises, and this will be extended also to non-residential premises.