HC Deb 10 July 1947 vol 439 cc244-5W
Mr. Molson

asked the Minister of Works what amounts of building materials he is purchasing or ordering under the Building Materials and Housing Act, 1945; and how much money has been advanced to him by the Treasury under Section 1 of the Act.

Mr. Key

The following have been ordered: 102½ million Belgian bricks; 23½ million fletton bricks for sale in Scotland; 5,000 Swedish timber houses and fitments; 1,380 Howard houses and fitments; 20,000 sets of Airey house components. The sum advanced by the Treasury under the provisions of Section 1 of the Building Materials and Housing Act, 1945, is £4,750,000.