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Temporary Houses (Stocks)

Volume 438: debated on Monday 9 June 1947

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asked the Minister of Works how many prefabricated houses are in stock at the present time for immediate delivery and of what types; and whether they are available for sale to private individuals in need of accommodation.

There are in stock about 6,790 temporary houses, 146 Swedish timber houses and 1,071 sets of structural components for Airey Rural Houses. Except for 22 Swedish houses required by the Foresry Commission, all have been allocated to housing authorities in Great Britain, and will be delivered as soon as sites are ready. None can be made available for sale to individuals.