§ Mr. LEES-JONES
asked the Minister of Health how many applications have been made by local authorities since December, 1931, for confirmation orders in respect of improvement areas under the Housing Act, 1930?
Sir H. YOUNG
Since 1st January, 1932, 30 local authorities have passed resolutions declaring 47 areas to be improvement areas under the Housing Act, 1930. No confirming order is required in respect of such declarations.