Compensation Claim, Hull

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th July 1949.

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Photo of Mr George Odey Mr George Odey , Howdenshire 12:00 am, 28th July 1949

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he is aware that as a result of a dispute between the War Damage Commission and the War Department over the question of responsibility for compensation to Mr. Appleton, of Meadowcroft, Elloughton, for damage done to property in Fern Grove, Hull, Mr. Appleton is not receiving the 45 per cent. statutory increase on value payments, thus involving him in a loss of £900; and whether, in view of the long time this dispute has continued, he will now consult with the Secretary of State for War, with a view to settling it, so that the full rate of compensation is paid.