HC Deb 08 March 1955 vol 538 cc19-20W
20. Mr. Royle

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will introduce legislation to prevent a local authority from ceasing to purchase land for housing purposes when in fact, more houses for rent are required within the authorities' area.

Mr. Sandys

A law to stop people from stopping doing something would be most unusual. I can hold out no prospect of legislation on those lines.

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