HC Deb 20 February 1958 vol 582 c175W
75. Mr. Body

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs how many compulsory purchase orders have been confirmed within the area of the Basildon new town since 1946; and what is the total acreage of the properties subject to the confirmed orders.

Mr. Bevins

Sixty-five compulsory purchase orders have been confirmed; the total area covered by the confirmed orders is 741 acres. In addition, eight authorisations covering 134 acres of land were given under the provisions of Section 2 of the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act, 1946.