HC Deb 18 July 1923 vol 166 cc2295-6
35. Mr. T. THOMSON

asked the Minister of Health whether, in view of the complicated form in which the amendments of the existing Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Act have been made, he will publish as soon as possible, for the guidance of the public, a simple statement of the chief alterations which will come into force next month?


As I stated during the discussion on the Bill now before Parliament, I propose, when that Bill has passed, to reprint the Act of 1920 with the Amendments made by the new Act.


Does the right hon. Gentleman think that that will be enough in view of the uncertainty as to the meaning of some of the Clauses that have passed this House?


If the hon. Member means that I should publish my own ideas as to the meaning of each Clause, I think that that would be a very undesirable course.