§ The Secretary of State for the Home Department and Lord Privy Seal (Mr. R. A. Butler)
I have a short statement to make on business, Mr. Speaker.
We propose to ask the House, at the end of business on Wednesday, to take the two Additional Import Duties Orders relating to iron and steel which are on the Order Paper.
§ BILL PRESENTED
§ NEW TOWNS
§ Bill to make, as respects England and Wales, new provision in place of section fifteen of the New Towns Act, 1946, as to the disposal of the undertakings of development corporations and other matters arising when a development corporation has achieved or substantially achieved the purposes for which it is established; to amend the law relating to development corporations by increasing the limit on the advances which may be made to them under subsection (1) of section twelve of that Act, by providing for housing subsidies to be wholly or partly withheld in respect of dwellings disposed of by them, and by authorising them to make contributions towards the provision of amenities; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid, presented by Mr. Henry Brooke; supported by Mr. John Maclay, Mr. Simon, and Mr. Bevins; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Thursday and to be printed. [Bill 33.]