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Hotels And Boarding-Houses

Volume 895: debated on Monday 7 July 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many small hotels and boarding-houses have reduced their accommodation to less than six letting bedrooms, since the introduction of the Fire Prevention Act; and if he will make a statement.

According to information provided by fire authorities, 2,970 hotel and boarding-house keepers in England and Wales have so reduced their accommodation as to take their premises outside the scope of the Fire Precautions (Hotels and Boarding Houses) Order 1972.