HC Deb 21 July 1915 vol 73 cc1472-3
11. Mr. KING

asked the Under-Secreretary of State for War whether reports have been furnished upon the sanitation, ventilation, and general condition of those schools which have been placed at the service of the War Office for hospitals, housing of troops, and other purposes; and whether local authorities will have the opportunity of benefiting by such reports and the experiences of the military officials?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for WAR (Mr. Tennant)

No general reports have been received on these matters, though the suitability of the buildings in question, from the points of view mentioned, for hospitals and other Army purposes was, of course, considered before they were taken over. The sanitary and other requirements in the case of a building in continuous occupation are not the same as in the case of one only occupied for a few hours daily.