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Housing (Ex-Service Men)

Volume 886: debated on Tuesday 11 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he is satisfied with the operation of the existing arrangements for the rehousing of ex-Service men, following their relinquishment of Services accommodation.

Not entirely, and I am taking steps to improve them. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Environment will shortly be issuing a circular giving fresh guidance to local authorities on the housing problems facing ex-Service men and ways in which they can be helped.