HC Deb 05 July 1971 vol 820 cc279-80W
Mr. Marten

asked the Lord President of the Council whether hon. Members will be permitted to consult each of their constituents on the question of the European Economic Community by letter using House of Commons franked envelopes.

Mr. Whitelaw

No. The Services Committee recommended in November last year that the "official paid" envelopes should not be used by Members for circulars to constituents.

Mr. Amery

The total numbers of households in England and Wales are available only for the census years of 1951, 1961 and 1966 and are in millions as follows:

1951 13.1
1961 14.7
1966 15.7

Between 1951 and 1966 estimates of dwelling stocks by tenure are available for Great Britain only, as follows: