HC Deb 07 March 1957 vol 566 cc105-6W
Mr. Sydney Irving

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what provision has been made for the construction of workers' houses in Lagos since the publication of Professor Hanbury's Report on 8th December, 1955, Government Notice No. 2552.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The Federal Government have made provision for an expenditure of £1 million on a Lagos housing scheme. It is planned to erect by November of this year 1,300 houses for persons with incomes of less than £300 a year. 400 houses have already been completed and a further 160 are nearing completion.

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