HC Deb 15 March 1946 vol 420 c270W
Lieut.-Colonel Lipton

asked the Minister of Works the cost of repairs and reconstruction licensed by his Department in respect of Warren Place, Newmarket, since the acquisition of this property by the Maharajah of Baroda; how many building workers have been engaged; and to what extent labour and materials have been diverted from other tasks

Mr. Tomlinson

Licences were issued for work costing £2,812 I am informed that the largest number of building operatives engaged on this work at any one time did not exceed twelve The application for a licence was supported by the local authority, and I am not aware of any diversion from other tasks.