HC Deb 06 March 1962 vol 655 cc40-1W
69. Mr. Milne

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what assistance under the Local Employment Act he is prepared to give local authorities for the clearing of pit heaps and for other improvements to the amenities of their districts.

Mr. Rippon

For schemes qualifying under Section 5 of the Act my right hon. Friend is normally prepared to pay grant at the rate of 50 per cent. of the approved cost.