HC Deb 13 March 1956 vol 550 cc21-2W
Mr. Thornton-Kemsley

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will ensure that Government Departments which are refused new tenancies under Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act, 1954, do not take account of periods of occupation under emergency powers in making their claim for compensation.

Mr. H. Macmillan

Yes. The entitlement to compensation depends on the length of the period of previous occupation by the tenant, but it is the Government's intention that Departments should claim compensation only insofar as they are entitled to it by virtue of occupation under tenancies.