HC Deb 20 November 1947 vol 444 c209W
95. Mr. Austin

asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the offer of accommodation from among fourteen houses to a certain footballer at Nottingham; and if he will take steps to ensure that such accommodation is requisitioned for the use of local people in real need.

Mr. Bevan

Yes. Power to requisition properties which are unoccupied has been delegated to the clerk to the Nottingham Corporation and I am assured that it is the practice to requisition all suitable empty houses for local families in need.

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