Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for London County Council]
Annual Report of the London County Council, 1912.
The following table, showing the number of dwelling rooms found overcrowded, according to the standard prescribed by the bylaws relating to houses let in lodgings, in each metropolitan borough, is compiled from information supplied by the medical officers of health, in their annual reports:—
|Metropolitan borough.||No. of dwelling-rooms overcrowded.||No. remedied.||No. of prosecutions.|
|City of London||5||5|
|Westminster, City of||137||137||—|
Houses let in lodgings.
The following table has been compiled from the annual reports of medical officers of health, and shows the number of houses let in lodgings on the register, the number of inspections, notices issued and proceedings taken during the year 1912.
|Metropolitan borough.||Number of places.||No. of Inspections, 1912.||No. of Notices, 1912.||No. of Prosecutions, 1912.|
|On register at end of 1911.||Added in 1912.||Removed in 1912.||On register at end of 1912.|
|City of London||247||—||—||227||—||285||—|
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(a) No action taken in 34 cases, the deficiency of air space being very slight.