§ 7. Mr. King
asked the Minister of Health whether housing authorities have power to allocate living accommodation to midwives on new housing estates; whether he is aware that the shortage of midwives 502 and district nurses in Cornwall is being aggravated by lack of accommodation; and whether he will encourage local authorities to give them some degree of priority.
§ Mr. Beechman
Will the Minister make arrangements for a greater use of local builders and local materials, especially in remote rural areas, where the services of district nurses and midwives are so badly needed?