HC Deb 15 November 1972 vol 846 c116W
29. Mr. Douglas-Mann

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) whether he will seek powers to curb speculation in tenanted residential property;

(2) whether he will take steps to encourage local authorities in areas where a substantial amount of speculation in tenanted property is taking place to acquire such properties themselves, compulsorily if necessary.

Mr. Rippon