HC Deb 25 November 1937 vol 329 c1421W
Mr. Noel-Baker

asked the Minister of Health what has been the result of the efforts of the Allestree Parish. Council, Derbyshire, to acquire an area of 7½ acres for a recreation ground; what price was fixed, either by agreement or upon arbitration; and at what figure this land had been assessed for rating purposes?

Sir K. Wood

This land has been purchased by the council at an agreed price of £1,700. I understand that the land was agricultural and therefore Berated.

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