§ Mr. J. DAVIDSON
asked the Minister of Health if he will state the number of picture palaces and houses of public entertainment now in course of erection in the United Kingdom and the number of workpeople employed thereon?921W
§ Dr. ADDISON
No statistics are available on the points referred to by the hon. Member. I presume that the hon. Member is aware of the powers conferred by Section 5 of the Housing (Additional Powers) Act, 1919, as regards the prohibition of building operations which in terfere with the provision of dwelling-houses.