HC Deb 27 April 1948 vol 450 cc37-8W
Mr. Gallacher

asked the Minister of Health how many war damaged houses are still awaiting repair.

Mr. Bevan

The number of war damaged houses awaiting repair by local authorities in England and Wales to the standard of reasonable comfort is approximately 12,000 in respect of one half of which contracts for repair have been let. Information is not available regarding the number of houses awaiting repair to this standard other than by local authorities, or the number of houses awaiting further repairs to final reinstatement.