HC Deb 16 December 1952 vol 509 c170W
Mr. Bossom

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will give an estimate of the number of houses that could be built on bombed sites in the major cities and towns which, if used, would avoid the necessity of using good agricultural land.

Mr. H. Macmillan

The information on which such an estimate could be based is not available and could be obtained only by a disproportionate amount of work. I have no evidence that local authorities generally are failing to use suitable bombed sites for housing