HC Deb 25 January 1951 vol 483 c285
21. Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Minister of Health how many applications have been received by the Southern Regional Office of his Department relating to work under Part II of the Housing Act, 1949; how many have come from Dorset; and what has been the total expenditure envisaged.

Mr. Dalton

Eighty-nine of which 17 relate to Dorset. The total expenditure envisaged is £56,000.

Mr. Digby

Will the Minister consider again drawing the attention of local authorities to these facilities, and asking them to consider more sympathetically any application which they receive?

Mr. Dalton

I am only at the beginning of looking into these things.

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