HC Deb 25 October 1932 vol 269 c827W

asked the Minister of Health how many slum clearance schemes have been approved since the passage of the last Housing Act; what is the approximate number of individuals and houses involved and what number of further schemes are under immediate consideration?


My right hon. Friend has received resolutions declaring 541 areas in England and Wales to be clearance areas under the Housing Act, 1330. The clearance of these will involve the demolition of approximately 16,165 houses and the displacement. of about 78,150 persons. My right hon. Friend is unable to say what further areas are now receiving the consideration of the local authorities.

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