HC Deb 14 May 1957 vol 570 cc207-8
33. Mr. Owen

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many applications for financial assistance were received by the National Land Fund from the National Park authorities during 1956; how many were granted; and whether he will state the total amount of the grant during the year 1956.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer (Mr. Peter Thorneycroft)

There is no power to use the Fund for parks.