HC Deb 10 October 1946 vol 427 cc92-3W
80. Major Lloyd

asked the Minister of Works what is the average number of men required to build, complete, one standard house; how this average compares with that ruling in 1938; and whether the prewar national estimate in the building industry, that one man should build one standard house in one year is still applicable.

Mr. Wilson

Conditions are at present too various and unstable to enable me to quote any average figure for the man-hours required in building a house or to make a comparison with pre-war estimates.

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