§ 87. Dr. SALTER
asked the Minister of Health whether he can state the number of local authorities in England and Wales who have submitted clearance orders for confirmation under the Housing Act, 1930; the number of such clearance orders that have been actually confirmed by him at this date; and the number of houses and other buildings which will be demolished as a consequence of such clearance orders?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of HEALTH (Mr. Ernest Brown)
Up to the 31st January last, 51 local authorities in England and Wales had submitted clearance orders under the Housing Act, 1930, for areas containing 3,681 houses, and 44 clearance orders had been confirmed.