§ Mr. Hale
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what is the total estimated capital cost involved in slum clearance schemes submitted to his Department by the Oldham Corporation for the twelve months to the most recent convenient date for computation; and how much of this has received approval and authority to proceed up to date.
§ Mr. Brooke
During 1960 the Oldham Corporation submitted to me three compulsory purchase orders for slum clearance. A preliminary estimate of the cost of acquiring the land was upwards of £35,000. I can make no estimate of the cost of clearance and redevelopment. One order has been confirmed. The other two are under consideration.