HC Deb 16 April 1931 vol 251 cc359-60W
Sir W. de FRECE

asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that many owners of small houses which come under the Rent Restrictions Acts are receiving only half the amount of rent which their tenants obtain by sub-letting; and whether he will consider the modification of the Rent Restrictions Acts in the direction of dealing with anomalies of this nature?


I would remind the hon. Member of the appointment by myself and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland of an inter-departmental committee to inquire into and report upon the present work- Sutherland in each of the years 1925 to 1930, both inclusive?


The following table shows the number and total estimated cost of schemes for the relief of unemployment in Caithness and Sutherland approved by the Unemployment Grants Committee during the calendar years 1925 to 1931.

ing of the Rent Restrictions Acts, and whether any modification or amendments should be made to them.

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