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Temporary Dwellings

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 10 April 1951

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98.

asked the Minister of Local Government and Planning if he will, in the present housing shortage, take steps to discourage local authorities from preventing the occupation of huts or temporary dwellings, including caravans, unless they are dangerous to life or health.

I think that, as a general rule, I can safely leave such matters to the discretion of the local authorities.