HC Deb 25 October 1945 vol 414 cc2316-7W
Mr. J. Beattie

asked the Minister of Health whether he is now in a position to make a statement, as promised, of the conversations between himself and the Minister of Health in Northern Ireland on the question of homes for the homeless.

Dr. Little

asked the Minister of Health what steps have been taken, in conjunction with the Government of Northern Ireland, to supply the 1,000 prefabricated houses for County Down which were asked for some time ago.

Mr. Bevan

The Minister of Health and Local Government for Northern Ireland has represented that there is an urgent need for temporary houses for Northern Ireland, and it is proposed to increase the orders already placed with manufacturers for temporary houses so as to include a small allowance for Northern Ireland.