HC Deb 24 March 1964 vol 692 c57W
Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he is aware that private house builders carrying out private house development ignore slum clearance areas; and whether he will introduce legislation to ensure that these areas are developed by private house builders as well as by local authorities.

Sir K. Joseph

I am eager that private enterprise should be associated with local authorities in redevelopment schemes whereever possible, but I do not see that legislation to compel such participation would help or that it could be made to work.

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