HC Deb 14 December 1950 vol 482 c195W
95. Mr. Hayman

asked the Minister of Health for how many empty houses in Shoreham the local authority has sought powers to requisition or to acquire by compulsory purchase to house people needing such accommodation.

Mr. Bevan

Since June, 1948, when it became necessary to apply for special delegations to requisition, the local authority have made applications in respect of eight properties. No application has been made since the war for confirmation of a compulsory purchase order in respect of empty houses.

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