§ 15. Mr. GOLDIE
asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the overcrowding existing in working-class dwellings in the borough of Kensington; whether he has considered the proposals made by the local authority for dealing with such conditions; and whether any estimate has been prepared in his De-
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of EDUCATION (Mr. Ramsbotham)
As the answer includes a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer
§ partment showing the cost to the ratepayers and the Government, respectively, involved in the purchase of 10 acres of land now lying vacant in the said borough with a view to such site being utilised for housing purposes under the Housing Act, 1930?
Sir H. YOUNG
The reply to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. I understand that the whole position is under the active consideration of the council but no definite proposals for the acquisition of the site referred to have yet been submitted to me. The last part of the question, therefore, does not arise.