HC Deb 11 March 1943 vol 387 cc875-6W
Mr. W. Brown

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Works what is the estimated cost per head of equipment, such as bedding, chests of drawers, crockery, cutlery, etc., in hostels controlled by the National Hostels Corporation?

Mr. Hicks

The estimated cost per head for the furnishing and general equipment (including medical supplies) of a hostel for 1,000 industrial workers is £20 14s. 5d.