§ 27. Mr. Renton
asked the Minister of Health how many families have been accommodated, at the latest date for which figures are available, by the conversion of temporary war-time buildings to housing use in accordance with his Ministry's Circular 20/46, dated 22nd January.
§ Mr. Bevan
Approximately 9,325 families were accommodated on 31st October in temporary war-time buildings 85W taken over by local authorities in accordance with the circular. In addition, approximately 9,997 families were occupying temporary war-time buildings considered suitable for housing, most of which are being managed by local authorities on my behalf.