HC Deb 28 March 1923 vol 162 cc499-500
77. Colonel NEWMAN

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the Small Dwellings Acquisition Act, 1899, as amended in the Act of 1919, is largely a dead letter owing to the citizen not being aware of its provisions and also because the Act applies to the purchase of houses already built and not to houses that the citizen desires to build for personal occupation; and, in view of the importance of each citizen, as far as possible, owning the house he lives in, is it the intention of the Government to bring the Act of 1899 more fully up to date during the present Session?


The answer to both questions is in the affirmative.

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