Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government

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  • Water Supplies (Essex) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what steps he is taking to remedy the shortage of water supplies in Essex; and whether he will make a statement.

  • Planning Permission (Time Limits) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will take steps to authorise time limits on the grant of planning permission so that such permission should lapse if not used within...

  • Rates (25 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government the average sum paid by a domestic ratepayer in England and Wales in 1951–52 and in 1964–65, and the average percentage annual...

  • Alexandra Park and Palace (Administration) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government on what factors he based his decision to discard the public trustee system in the administration of Alexandra Park and Palace, in view of the...

  • Land Requirements (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he is now prepared to grant loan sanction to local authorities for the purchase of land for future requirements; and what limit he...

  • Planning Bulletin (Parking in Town Centres) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he is satisfied with the interpretation which local authorities are making of Planning Bulletin No. 7, entitled "Parking in Town Centres",...

  • Derelict Vehicles (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what further steps he is taking to solve the problem of the dumping of derelict vehicles.

  • Aldermanic System (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether, in view of the unsatisfactory nature of the aldermanic system, he will introduce legislation to bring it to an end.

  • Swindon (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will now make a statement on the proposed further expansion of Swindon.

  • Seaside Resorts (Life-Saving Equipment) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he will introduce legislation to make the provision of approved life-saving equipment at seaside resorts a statutory obligation on local...

  • Sewage Disposal Scheme, Stockbridge (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government (1) when he expects to give his decision concerning the confirmation of a compulsory purchase order for the site for the sewage disposal works...

  • Beaches (Oil Pollution) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what progress he is making in co-ordinating action with other Government departments with a view to devising a method of helping local...

  • Rural Areas (Agricultural Development) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he is aware of the concern of many who live in rural areas and whose interests are adversely affected by agricultural development possible...

  • Spoil Heaps (Durham) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what progress has been made in the clearance of derelict pitheaps in the county of Durham; why Government grants are con fined to schemes...

  • Poole (County Borough Status) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government in view of the new Government policy on local government reorganisation, what is his policy regarding the present claims of Poole for county...

  • Derwent Reservoir (Sailing Facilities) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government to what extent the Derwent Reservoir is likely to be used for the development of sailing facilities; and what restrictions will be imposed on...

  • Footpath Survey (East Riding) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he is aware that the East Riding County Council has not completed the draft map stage of the footpath survey; and whether he will now use his...

  • Town Development Schemes (Finance) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he is aware that local authorities operating town development schemes are finding that their rate burdens are substantially increased...

  • Humberside (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government, in view of the proposal to build a new city of 750,000 people on the south bank of the Humber in Lincolnshire, if he will suspend all local...

  • Grimsby and Cleethorpes (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government, in view of his decision that local government boundary proposals on which decisions have not yet been taken will be considered on their merits...