HC Deb 25 March 1952 vol 498 c40W
Mr. Field

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government how many Paddington families have been rehoused by the London County Council and the Paddington Borough Council, respectively, in each year from 1945.

Mr. H. Macmillan

The figures which have been supplied by the respective Councils are as follows:—

London County Council Paddington Borough Council
1945 14 309
1946 24 578
1947 86 866
1948 251 458
1949 248 285
1950 332 441
1951 273 159

The figures for Paddington Council represent the number of lettings effected of requisitioned property and temporary pre-fabricated bungalows, excluding exchanges and transfers to new property, plus the number of first lettings of new permanent property.

The figures do not take account of families housed in rest centres or halfway houses.