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 is intended in general that these other undertakings shall be dealt with on the basis of the War Damage Act except that where appropriate, provisions on the lines of the scheme for public utility undertakings will be applied. There will, however, be a number of cases where special provision will be necessary in applying Part I of the Act. On the contribution side, mines and certain similar undertakings may require special treatment in view of the fact that existing valuations represent in large measure the value of un-worked minerals beneath the surface which are not at risk.