HC Deb 04 July 1924 vol 175 cc1657-8W

asked the Minister of Health if he has received a resolution from the Dewsbury Board of Guardians, drawing attention to the serious position in which many poor people are placed as a result of the high rents charged for both furnished and unfurnished rooms; and will he introduce legislation to protect such tenants?


I have received this resolution. The Rent Restriction Acts contain provisions limiting the rent of both furnished and unfurnished subtenancies to which the Acts apply. In

various types of administrative area, are as follow:

view of the state of Parliamentary business, it would be possible to introduce further legislation for this purpose during the present Session.