Improvement Grants

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Housing – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th July 1962.

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Photo of Mr Frank Allaun Mr Frank Allaun , Salford East 12:00 am, 12th July 1962

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs (1) whether, in the case of houses lacking a bath, hot water or inside toilet, and whether the house is suitable for improvement, he will take powers to enable him, where the tenant is willing, to require the landlord to apply for and use an improvement grant;

(2) what compulsory purchase measures or other compulsory steps he proposes to ensure that baths, hot water systems and inside toilets are added to houses suitable for such improvements.