War Damage (Advance Payments).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 30th June 1942.

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Photo of Sir Samuel Storey Sir Samuel Storey , Sunderland

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that applicants for advance payments under Section 8 (3) of the War Damage Act, 1941, are now asked by the War Damage Commission to provide a certificate of title from a solicitor instead of to forward the title deeds for examination; and as such payments are only made in hardship cases and as the obtaining of the certificate involves the payment of a fee laid down by the Law Society, will he take steps to re-establish the previous practice?