HC Deb 04 December 1956 vol 561 cc103-4W
62. Mr. Redhead

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government to send a circular to all local authorities asking them to provide a return which will enable him to furnish information as to the total number of applicants for housing accommodation on the waiting lists of local housing authorities in England and Wales.

Mr. Sandys

The waiting lists are unreliable as an index of housing need.

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