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East Ham 1950

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

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(b) Number of inspections made for the purpose 460
(3) Number of dwelling houses found to be in a state so
dangerous or injurious to health as to be unfit for
human habitation 112
(4) Number of dwelling houses (exclusive of those referred
to under the preceding subhead) found not be in all
respects reasonably fit for human habitation 5,646
II. Remedy of Defects during the year without service of formal
notices:-
Number of defective dwelling houses rendered fit in
consequence of informal action by the Local Authority
or their officers 3,764
III. Act ion under Statutory Powers during the year:-
(a) Proceedings under Sections 9, 10 and 16 of the Housing
Act, 1936.
(1) Number of dwelling houses in respect of which
Notices were served requiring repairs -
(2) Number of dwelling houses which were rendered
fit after services of formal notices
(i) By owners
(ii) By Local Authority in default of owners
(b) Proceedings under Public Health Acts:-
(1) Number of dwelling houses in respect of which Notices
were served requiring defects to be remedied 1,143
(2) Number of dwelling houses in which defects were
remedied after service of formal notices:-
(i) By owners 951
(ii) By Local Authority in default of owners 12
(c) Proceedings under Sections 11 and 13 of the Housing
Act, 1936:-
(1) Number of dwelling houses in respect of which Demolition
Orders were made -
(2) Number of dwelling houses demolished in pursuance
of Demolition Orders
(d) Proceedings under Section 12 of the Housing Act, 1936:-
(1) Number of separate tenements or underground rooms
in respect of which Closing Orders were made -
(2) Number of separate tenements or underground rooms
in respect of which Closing Orders were determined,
the tenement or room having been rendered fit -

(k) Shops Act 1950. Particulars with regard to the administration of theAct are summarised as follows:-

Number of shops in the Borough subject to the Act2,113
„ „ „ „ „ „ open1,931
„ „ „ „ „ „ closed182
Number of assistants employed
Males1,309
Females1,829
Young Persons - Males89
„ „- Females154
Total3,381
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