HC Deb 01 May 1956 vol 552 cc188-9
11. Dame Irene Ward

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he has yet issued his guidance to local authorities on the subject of differential rents schemes; whether he will make a statement on its contents; and if he will publish its contents.

Mr. Sandys

I believe that local authorities, who are considering the introduction of differential rent schemes, would welcome some guidance on this subject. I have, therefore, decided to issue a circular giving particulars of schemes already in operation, together with certain general information based on the experience of local authorities.

The circular will be issued in about a fortnight, and will be published.

Mr. Mitchison

Will the circular also deal with rent rebate schemes?

Mr. Sandys

Primarily, Sir.

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