HC Deb 19 June 1950 vol 476 cc68-9W
106. Mr. Osborne

asked the Minister of Works why he has twice refused permission for the extension of the British Legion headquarters at Laceby, North Lincolnshire, despite the fact that the precast sections windows, frames and roof, have been obtained from a surplus Government stock and no materials are required which are subject to control; and, in view of the correspondence sent to him, if he will reconsider the matter and grant a licence for this work to be done.

Mr. Stokes

As one of the measures to achieve the reduction in capital investment announced last October, I am not generally allowing new work on clubs and similar places. Although this is a small scheme it is of no greater urgency than many I have had to refuse, and some building labour is required

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