Rent Restrictions Act.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing. – in the House of Commons on 17th May 1922.

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Photo of Mr John Mills Mr John Mills , Dartford


asked the Minister of Health if his attention has been called to the widespread feeling of anxiety among householders, lodgers, and shopkeepers arising out of the statement that the Rent Restrictions Act is to be allowed to lapse; and whether he will cause a statement to be issued to allay public anxiety?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

As I have previously stated, I think it would be premature to make any statement at the present time as to continuing an Act which has more than 12 months still to run.

Photo of Mr John Mills Mr John Mills , Dartford

Is the right hon. Baronet aware that this subject is causing a lot of anxiety, and that a statement from him would ease the public mind?