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'NEW HOMES FOR OLD'

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Valentine Williams
In recent years a considerable number of the population of Great Britain have exchanged out-of-date overcrowded conditions of living for modern flats and houses on the new estates built and managed by various Councils and trusts throughout the country. Today Valentine Williams, who introduced the series last week, is to bTing to the microphone a man who is a tenant on a big housing estate in Greater London, a housewife from one of the new block dwellings of flats in Central London, and a man who is a tenant on a large housing estate in the Midlands. They will tell listeners what differences these housing estates have made to their lives.

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