Land Transactions (Gosforth Council)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Housing and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th April 1957.

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Photo of Mr John McKay Mr John McKay , Wallsend 12:00 am, 16th April 1957

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government (1) whether he has fully investigated the question of the Gosforth Council acquiring land from the National Coal Board for housing purposes, then selling the land to private builders and using the housing revenue account to compensate the National Coal Board; and if he will make a statement;

(2) in regard to the land transactions between the Gosforth Council and the National Coal Board, from what source under the terms of the agreement compensation was payable to the Board.