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Tottington, Lancashire

Volume 464: debated on Thursday 12 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to the failure of the water supply in the village of Four Lane Ends, Tottington, Lancashire, resulting in inconvenience and distress to its people; and whether he will therefore reconsider his decision to reject the district council's scheme to lay a piped-water supply at a cost of some £16,000.

I am aware of the failure, and that the district council are providing water under emergency arrangements. No scheme has been rejected, but I understand that proposals for a piped

Loans authorised for local authorities in the County of Berkshire for purposes of housing and water supply respectively in the period 1st April, 1945 to 1st April, 1949.
Local AuthorityLoans for HousingLoans for Water SupplyTotal
NumberTotal sumNumberTotal sumNumberSum
Berkshire C.C.*1363,6331363,633
Reading C.B.C.431,284,760674,689491,359,449
Abingdon B.C.7147,17112,9268150,097
Maidenhead B.C.22399,56322399,563
Newbury B.C.22361,089515,38027376,469
New Windsor B.C.48746,470914,66557761,135
Wallingford B.C.754,04111,109855,150
Wokingham B.C.14164,14914164,149
Wantage U.D.C.11114,029310,10614124,135
Abingdon R.D.C.20290,95320290,953
Bradfield R.D.C.39237,79839237,798
Cookham R.D.C.25151,53725151,537
Easthampstead R.D.C.11287,03211287,032
Faringdon R.D.C.10149,884526,77915176,663
Hungerford R.D.C.20176,50120176,501
Newbury, R.D.C.17109,56417109,564
Wallingford R.D.C.22202,835745,51929248,354
Wantage R.D.C.24266,1081137,47735303,585
Windsor R.D.C.40235,15440235,154
Wokingham R.D.C.21422,994731,99028454,984
* Houses for their employees under Section 97 of the Housing Act, 1936.