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De-Requisitioning (Elderly Persons)

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 9 November 1950

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asked the Minister of Health if he will instruct housing authorities to give special consideration to applications for de-requisitioning of their homes submitted by elderly persons who wish to spend their remaining years in enjoyment of their own property.

Housing authorities already give sympathetic consideration to owners suffering exceptional hardship because of requisitioning, but all the circumstances of each case must be taken into account and I could not give instructions that a particular class of owner should receive special treatment.