HC Deb 06 March 1946 vol 420 c83W
Sir G. Fox

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the number of R.A.F. personnel, differentiating between patients and other personnel, in Shillingford Bridge Hotel on 1st September, 1st October, 1st November, 1st December, 1st January and 1st February, respectively; the annual cost of these requisitioned premises; and if he will derequisition this property forthwith for the benefit and amenity of the general public.

Mr. Strachey

Since November we have been using this hotel as part of the rehabilitation centre at Mongewell Park. The numbers accommodated there on the dates mentioned were as follows:

Patients Others
1st September, 1945 Nil 17
1st October, 1945 Nil 17
1st November 1945 Nil 15
1st December, 1945 22 15
1st January, 1946 24 18
1st February, 1946 20 17

The annual cost of these premises, including the wages of the civilian staff who were retained, is £ 1740. We shall be releasing the hotel at the end of this month.