HC Deb 21 November 1946 vol 430 c161W
120. Commander Noble

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the L.C.C. War Debris Survey Department, consisting of some 2,000 vehicles, has recently been reduced; and whether, as housing is being held up through lack of transport, every consideration was given to retaining this unit for transportation in the building trade.

Mr. Bevan

Yes, Sir. The continued use of the organisation as a unit was not found to be practicable but the vehicles and equipment, as they become surplus to Government requirements, are available for Government sponsored demands of local authorities.

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