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Miners And Agricultural Workers

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 8 April 1952

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asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what instructions he has issued to local authorities in the West Riding of Yorkshire in respect of the allocation of council houses to miners and agricultural workers.

I have issued no special instructions. Local authorities are co-operating with the Government to try to meet the needs of these two vital industries.


asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will make a special allocation to Sheffield of houses for miners additional to the normal allocation already authorised.

I shall be willing to authorise a further instalment of houses for general purposes in accordance with progress made.