HC Deb 25 July 1946 vol 426 c40W
Mr. C. Smith

asked the Minister of Health how many requisition notices have been posted on unoccupied house property by the Colchester Borough Council and the Lexden and Winstree Rural District Council, respectively, since the power to issue such notices was conferred on local authorities; and in how many cases the two councils, respectively, have actually taken over such property for rehousing purposes.

Mr. Bevan

The information is as follows:

Colchester Borough
Notices Posted 65
Properties taken over 11
Lexden and Winstree Rural District
Notices Posted 11
Properties taken over 7