HC Deb 24 October 1947 vol 443 c6W
Mr. Gallacher

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has considered a protest by the Buckhaven local authority, sent to him by the hon. Member for West Fife, regarding the cutting down of capital expenditure and the adverse effect it will have on house building; and what answer he has made.

Mr. Woodburn

I have considered the representations from Buckhaven town council and I would refer the hon. Member to the statement on the capital investment programme made yesterday by my right hon. Friend the Minister for Economic Affairs. I hope shortly to issue a circular to local authorities in Scotland about the effect of the new proposals on the housing programme.