§ 71. Mr. RENNIE SMITH
asked the Minister of Health if any local authorities are building steel houses; and, if so, will he state which local authorities and the number, type and cost of house in each case?
§ Sir K. WOOD
As the answer involves a tabular statement, I will, with permission of the hon. Member, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Major CRAWFURD
Can the hon. Gentleman tell us if any local authorities have been stopped from embarking upon these schemes, because the people were not able to settle the cost?
§ Following is the answer to the Question on the Paper:
|Name of Authority.||Number of houses.||Type.|
|Swansea||2||Own design resembling Weir type.|
|Woolwich||A small number (not exceeding 20).||Telford.|
§ The average cost of the Telford houses is £490 each, and the estimated cost of the two houses to be erected at Swansea is £500 each. All the houses are of the non-parlour type.
§ The figures do not include the 150 houses to be erected under special arrangements for demonstration purposes.