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GOVERNMENT AND MINERS' DEMANDS

HOUSING IN SWANSEAj

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HOUSING IN SWANSEA j MORE REMARKABLE DIS- CLOSURES 6s. PER WEEK FOR A KITCHEN At the meeting of the Swansea Housing Committee on Friday evening, Mr P. Molyneux (vice-chairman) presiding, the Medical Officer (Dr. Evans) recommended closing Orders in res pect of certain houses in Foxhole Road, Graig Street, Morris- ton, and Greenhill Street. The com- mittee decided to visit the spots before coming to a decision. Alderman T. Merrells alleged that pressure had been brought to bear upon members "with regard to certain premises in WaJlsaJl-square. This was strongly denied, and the Chairman said rather than submit to such reflection he would prefer to re- sign. Alderman Merrells said he h.?'; sent a petition to the Local GovernBoard to send down an inspector and see the property. Mr Bassett said the overcrowding in some quarters of the town was very bad. There were six and seven roomed with a family in each, and each roorii occupied was contributing a renLa) of 4s.6di. a week. Alderman Merrells said he know of a family living in a kitchen and pa)ing 6s. a week rent. There were 43 people living in one house on the Strand, and the rentals came to 30s. a week. Mr Bassett said he understood the rents paid by families in ore house amounted to Z100 a year, and probably that house was only assessed at IDs. a week. Alderman Merrells said a goo.| vna:-v of the people would be far better off in the workhouse. The discussion then drop )c ].

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