HC Deb 05 February 1969 vol 777 c403

Bill to prescribe a tolerable standard for houses and to make provision for the treatment of houses and areas, and for payments in respect of houses purchased or vacated, which do not meet that standard; to make new provision with respect to the repair of houses; to make further provision for grants by local authorities and contributions out of moneys provided by Parliament towards the cost of providing dwellings by conversion, or of improving dwellings; to amend the law with regard to rents payable for certain dwellings in good repair and provided with certain amenities or improved; to confer powers on local authorities in respect of the improvement of the amenities of residential areas; to amend section 160(1)(a) of the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1966; and for purposes connected with those matters, presented by Mr. William Ross; supported by Dr. J. Dickson Mabon, and Mr. Harold Lever; read the First time; to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 81.]