HC Deb 09 November 1953 vol 520 cc14-5W
64. Mr. J. T. Price

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he is aware that the rule of law under which only one transfer of a controlled house tenancy is legally enforceable often creates undeserved hardship and insecurity to many maiden ladies who have stayed a lifetime in the home of their families to minister to aged parents; and if he will take steps to remedy this hardship.

Mr. Marples

This is one of many points that could be dealt with only in a comprehensive review of the Rent Restrictions Acts; and my right hon. Friend is afraid that he is not able to undertake that at the moment.

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