HC Deb 24 July 1939 vol 350 c1038W
Mr. A. Henderson

asked the Secretary of State for War what was the area of land acquired for training purposes at Park Hall camp, Oswestry; what price was paid for the acquisition of that land; and what was its rateable value before acquisition?

Mr. Hore-Belisha

An area of 203 acres was acquired at a cost of £13,850. As the land was agricultural, the question of rates did not arise.

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