HC Deb 04 February 1958 vol 581 c149W
60. Mr. Tiley

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs, if he is aware of the public concern because large sums of the taxpayers' money are being awarded to golf clubs and others as compensation in lieu of the development of their land; and if he will consider a change in the law regarding the conditions on which compensation is granted.

Mr. H. Brooke

Compensation paid has, of course, to be repaid if development is subsequently carried out. On the information before me, I do not see what additional conditions could be imposed. If my hon. Friend has any suggestions I will consider them.