HC Deb 09 October 1945 vol 414 cc83-4W
Mr. Cook

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether the Dundee Corporation has yet effected the purchase of the Camperdown estate; what price is involved; what is the area and the previous annual rental of the land which has been, or is being, acquired; for what purpose this land is wanted; and whether conditions attach to the purchase apart from the price payable.

Mr. Buchanan

I am informed that the Corporation have purchased a portion of Camperdown estate at the price of £57,500. The land involved extends to 1,036 acres and the annual rental is £1,987 1s. 9d. I understand that the land has been acquired largely for open space and playing field purposes but that some of it may be used for housing. No conditions attach to the purchase of the land ended on that date of contributory and non-contributory old age pensioners respectively were as under:.

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