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Houses, Wales (Cold Weather Effects)

Volume 526: debated on Thursday 15 April 1954

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asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will publish statistics concerning the sample survey recently conducted in construction of new schools and the recruitment of additional teachers, but there is no foundation for the allegation that with classes of the present sizes, only an exceptional child can make the most of his education.Wales relating to the effects of cold weather on council housing; and whether he will state the areas in Wales in which damage to the water systems of post-war houses was heaviest.

I will consider my hon. Friend's suggestion, but I am not clear that any sufficiently useful purpose would be served thereby. Of the authorities sampled, those principally affected were in South Wales.