HC Deb 23 November 1950 vol 481 c84W
Mr. Nigel Fisher

asked the Minister of Health if he will take powers to publish the figure of the number of names on the local authority housing waiting lists for England and Wales.

Mr. Bevan

No. As I have explained previously, the publication of such lists in advance of a country-wide survey conducted on a uniform basis would give an erroneous picture of the effective housing demand.

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