HC Deb 15 February 1940 vol 357 cc972-3W
Sir T. Moore

asked the First Commissioner of Works whether, in view of making adequate arrangements in advance for the summer season, he will free householders whose livelihood consists in the letting of apartments and rooms from any compulsion to hand over the premises as office accommodation?

Mr. Ramsbotham

As a general rule, only large buildings have been requisitioned for office purposes. If accommodation earmarked for the billeting of civil servants is in question, householders are at liberty to use their accommodation in the normal way until such time as it is required for the billeting of staffs actually evacuated.

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