§ 53. Mr. HARRIS
asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will consider washing down the stonework of all new Government buildings at regular intervals to prevent their disfigurement by soot and smoke?
§ The FIRST COMMISSIONER of WORKS (Mr. Lansbury)
I have recently given consideration to the desirability of washing down the stonework of Government buildings, but, in the present financial stringency, it has not been practicable to allocate funds for the purpose.
§ Mr. HARRIS
Does the right hon. Gentleman accept the principle of keeping Government buildings clean?