§ 61. Mr. Glenvil Hall
asked the Minister of Health what steps he is taking to stop excessive rents being demanded by persons letting furnished accommodation?
§ Mr. E. Brown
I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply, of which I am sending him a copy, which I gave recently to a Question on the subject to my hon. Friend the Member for Peckham (Mr. Silkin). I am also sending him copies of circulars on the subject which I have sent to local authorities. I shall be glad to have details of any cases which have come to the notice of my hon. Friend, or indeed of any other Members of this House, so that I may look into them.
§ 62. Mr. Thorne
asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the royal 924 borough of Kensington have increased the rent of two large rooms at 16, Newton Court, from 16s. per week to 22s. per week; and what action he intends taking about the matter?