Oral Answers to Questions — Public Utility Undertakings (War Damage).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 29th May 1941.

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It may be that when an asset is damaged beyond repair, it will not be replaced by one of the same character or size, or, in the case of a structure, on the same site. In such a case it is proposed that the war damage payment shall be such sum, not exceeding the actual outlay, as the War Damage Commission may decide after paying regard to the principles mentioned in the last paragraph so far as they can be applied, and also to the service required to be performed by the undertaking.