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Hong Kong (Healthy Village)

Volume 529: debated on Tuesday 1 June 1954

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107.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what use the Government of Hong Kong intends to make of the site of the Tzat-tze-Nui: and what is to happen to the present inhabitants of the Healthy Village.

Part of the area of Crown land now called Healthy Village which has been a temporary resettlement area since 1947, has been offered to the Hong Kong Housing Society for erecting 450–600 permanent low cost flats. The inhabitants of 47 temporary cottages on the building site will be given priority when the flats are allotted. Those who do not want, or Who do not qualify for flats, will be allowed to rebuild their cottages in some other resettlement area.No decision has been taken regarding the future use of the remainder of the Healthy Village area.