HC Deb 04 December 1919 vol 122 cc559-60
24. Lieut.-Colonel Sir A. WARREN

asked the Minister of Health if his attention has been called to cases of tenants occupying houses of £28 to £30 per annum rent (whose owners are precluded by the Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (War Restrictions) Act from advancing the rent), where the tenants by sub-letting are obtaining sums of as much as £65 per annum for two unfurnished rooms and as much as £90 per annum for three unfurnished rooms; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy this abuse?

Salaries and grades of women employed in an administrative capacity.
Name. Grade. Salary.
Permanent— £
Miss E. A. Charlesworth Woman intelligence officer 260, plus War bonus.
Miss A. K. Leach Assistant inspector (attached to head quarters) 150, " "
Miss Z. L. Puxley Child welfare assistant 260, " "
Miss M. M. Anderson Junior administrative assistant 200.
Miss V. D. Dumbleton " " " 185.
Miss E, S. Durrad Temporary assistant inspector (attached to headquarters) 250.
Miss M. G. Elias Junior administrative assistant 185.
Miss E. A. Ferris " " " 200.
*Mrs. D. K. Foster " " " 200.
Miss E. M. Knight " " " 220.
Mrs. A. M. Macintyre " " " 170.
Miss A. A. Malcolm " " " 215.
Miss I. St. C. Tisdall " " " 205.
Miss C. Rowson " " " 175.
Miss M. M. White Assistant private secretary to Minister 200.
* Mrs. Foster resigned her appointment on the 29th ultimo.


I am advised that the Increase of Rent, etc., Acts apply to any part of a house which is let as a separate dwelling, and that, therefore, any increase of rent in excess of the standard rent of the part so let would be recoverable by the sub-tenant.

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