HC Deb 10 December 1953 vol 521 cc2191-2

"to provide security of tenure for occupying tenants under certain leases of residential property at low rents and for occupying sub-tenants of tenants under such leases; to enable tenants occupying property for business, professional or certain other purposes to obtain new tenancies in certain cases; to amend and extend the Landlord and Tenant Act, 1927, the Leasehold Property (Repairs) Act, 1938, and section eighty-four of the Law of Property Act, 1925; to confer jurisdiction on the County Court in certain disputes between landlords and tenants; to make provision for the termination of tenancies of derelict land; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid"; presented by Sir David Maxwell Fyfe; supported by Mr. Harold Macmillan, The Attorney-General and the Solicitor-General; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Monday next, and to be printed. [Bill 48.]