HC Deb 23 March 1950 vol 472 c125W
Mr. Molson

asked the Minister of Health how many local authorities have begun slum clearance schemes; how many houses will be demolished under these schemes; and how many new houses will be required to rehouse the evacuated population.

Mr. Bevan

Since 1945–46 authorities have had 101 orders confirmed in connection with slum clearance schemes involving the demoliton of 782 houses. On the basis of four persons per house 420 new houses would be required to house the persons displaced.