HC Deb 12 July 1955 vol 543 c1746
58. Mr. Gower

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what progress has been made during the past twelve months in the release of properties held under requisition or otherwise by or on behalf of his Department; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Sandys

About 10,000 properties were released between 31st May, 1954, and 5th June, 1955. On 6th June, 1955, the remaining 58,000 properties were transferred to local authorities in accordance with the Requisitioned Houses Act.