§ Mr. Sorensen
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether the Board has given its approval to the acquisition by the Surrey County Council, under compulsory powers, of 3.66 acres for school purposes on the northern boundary of West Molesey Central School; whether the site has been acquired and, if so, what was the price paid; for what purpose the land had been used; and what was its rateable value previous to acquisition?
An order for the compulsory acquisition of this land was confirmed by the Board in December, 1936; and the property was acquired by the local education authority on 30th July, 1937, at a price of £2,800. The land previously was a gravel pit. Its rateable value was£6.