asked the Minister of Health what was the number of slum dwellings cleared and the number of permanent new units of accommodation built in the five years to the most convenient date in 1939, and the five years to the most convenient date in 1950, respectively.
As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
Following is the answer:
|5 years ended 31st March, 1939|
|Unfit houses demolished||219,697|
|Not to be used for human habitiation, or part closed||25,575|
|5 years ended 31st March, 1950|
|Number of houses demolished is not known.|
|Private enterprise and Housing Associations||106,469|