HC Deb 03 June 1949 vol 465 cc193-4W
Mr. Morley

asked the Minister of Health what steps he proposes to take to assist local authorities to deal with unsightly bomb-damaged sites.

Mr. Bevan

The Government propose to introduce a Bill, as soon as Parliamentary time permits, empowering local authorities to take a short term lease of such sites for the purpose of tidying them up and using them for purposes consistent with amenity.

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