HC Deb 03 February 1977 vol 925 cc240-1W
38. Mr. Beith

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions his Department has had with local authorities in Northumberland about the temporary use of empty houses at Her Majesty's Prison, Acklington, to house homeless local families.

Mr. John

No local authority in the area has approached my Department about the temporary use of the prison staff houses currently vacant at Acklington.

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