§ Mr. J. DAVISON
asked the Minister of Labour, as representing the Ministry of Health, the total number of condemned insanitary and slum areas under the local authorities in England and Wales; and the total number of houses on such areas certified as unfit for human habitation but at present occupied?
§ Major BOYD-CARPENTER
According to a survey made by local authorities in 1919, official representations under the 2029W Housing Act, 1890, had been made in respect of 855 areas containing 28,511 houses and a population, of 142,867. Information is not available as to the last point in the hon. Member's question.