by Robert Barr and Percy Hoskins.
A programme written in co-operation with Scotland Yard to explain some of the new and ingenious frauds that have recently been worked on the unwary. It shows how the trickster is adapting his methods to the events and conditions of today.
The second of three programmes investigating the shortages of post-war Britain deals with housing.
Have the planners failed? Could uncontrolled private enterprise have produced more houses? These and other controversial questions are asked by Mr. Everyman and Mrs. Everyman who bring six witnesses to help them.
Lord Beveridge, now Chairman of the Aycliffe Development Corporation, and F.C. Hooper, an independent industrial consultant, give their answers.
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