HC Deb 06 May 1947 vol 437 cc361-2

Considered in Committee, under Standing Order No. 69.—(King's Recommendation signified.)

[Major MILNER in the Chair]

Resolved: That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make fresh provision with respect to Scotland for planning the development and use of land it is expedient to authorise the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament of the following expenditure:—

  1. (1) Any increase in the compensation payable by the Crown under any Act which is attributable to the provisions of the said Act of the present Session—
    1. (a) amending the law relating to the compensation payable in respect of a compulsory acquisition of land;
    2. (b) repealing enactments providing for the assessment of compensation, other than 362 compensation for the compulsory acquisition of land, in accordance with the provisions of section fifty-three of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act, 1945.
    including any increase which is attributable as aforesaid in the sums payable into the Road Fund out of moneys provided by Parliament in respect of expenses of the Minister of Transport;
  2. (2) Any sums required by any Minister for making contributions to local authorities towards compensation paid by them in respect of decisions or orders under the said Act of the present Session, being decisions or orders given or made wholly or partly in the interests of a public service the cost of which is defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament;
  3. (3) Any sums required by the Secretary of of State for the payment of grants to local authorities in respect of expenditure incurred by those authorities in taking any action under the provisions of the said Act of the present Session relating to the discontinuance of uses of land or the alteration or removal of buildings or works;
and the charging on and issuing out of the Consolidated Fund of any expenses incurred in connection with the repayment of stock issued under the said Act."—[Mr. Westwood.]

Resolution to be reported Tomorrow.