HC Deb 26 April 1928 vol 216 c1061
20. Lieut.-Colonel ACLAND-TROYTE

asked the Minister of Health whether, in cases where the operation of the Housing (Rural Workers) Act are held up by delays caused by county councils, he will give authority to rural district councils to work the Act?


If such cases as those to which my hon. and gallant Friend refers should arise, I will certainly consider whether different administrative arrangements should be made in those areas. I have, however, issued a Circular making various suggestions to county councils with regard to the administration of the Act, and I hope that more rapid progress will be secured.


Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that there are no delays whatever on the part of county councils in England and Wales?


No, Sir, I am afraid I cannot quite say that.

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