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East Ham 1948

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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The following statistics have been supplied by the Council's
Chief Housing Officer, Mr. J. E. Austin, M.B.E.

HOUSING STATISTICS. Position at 31st December, 1948.

1. Accommodation made available—family units:—
(i) By repair of war damage6,827
(ii) By requisitioned premises1,237
(iii) By new housing1,432
(iv) By emergency hutments
9,496
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2. Families rehoused since August, 1945 2,347
3. Cases of overcrowding under Housing Act, 1936,
abated by rehousing since August, 1945 (included in 2) 567
4. Total of current applications for rehousing 7,022

5. New Housing:—

Dwellings projectedUnder constructionCompleted
Temporary934934
Permanent615252250
Cost-of-Works Rebuilds1517144248
Total2,0663961,432
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* Subject to adjustment by the Primary Education Plan.
INSPECTION AND SUPERVISION OF FOOD.
(a) Milk Supply.
Graded Milk.—The Licences in force on 31st December, 1948,
were as follows:—
Tuberculin-Tested Milk—
Bottling Establishment Licence —
Dealers' Licences 9
Supplementary Licences 3


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