Development Rights (Claims)

Oral Answers to Questions — Town and Country Planning – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25 October 1949.

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Photo of Mr Colin Thornton-Kemsley Mr Colin Thornton-Kemsley , Kincardine and Western 12:00, 25 October 1949

asked the Minister of Town and Country Planning what are the aggregate amounts of claims of specified sums for loss of development rights in respect of properties in England and Wales and in Scotland, respectively.

Photo of Mr Lewis Silkin Mr Lewis Silkin , Camberwell Peckham

The great proportion of the 900,000-odd claims received have already been distributed all over the country to valuation offices for assessment, and the value of the information asked for would not justify the dislocation and cost involved in recalling and summarising them to obtain it.