§ Mr. SITCH
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture whether any representations have been made by the Board of Agriculture to the Ministry of Public Health or to the London Housing Board, with the object of preventing the London County Council from acquiring the whole of the estate in the neighbourhood of Dagenham scheduled by that council for housing purposes.260W
Sir A. BOSCAWEN
Yes, Sir. The Ministry of Agriculture are in consultation with the Ministry of Health with a view to the reservation on or near the proposed Dagenham Housing Estate of an acreage for the settlement of ex-service men on the land at least equal to the acreage of the estate now occupied by the Essex County Council for that purpose.