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General Duties of Authorities

Part of Clause 17 – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th October 1975.

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Photo of Mr George Thomas Mr George Thomas , Cardiff West 12:00 am, 13th October 1975

With this amendment, we are to discuss the following amendments:

No. 72, in page 15, line 31, at end insert: '(c) any other material considerations, including the need to ensure an adequate supply of land for the continuing and uninterrupted supply of both public and private housing and other development within the area of the authority.' No. 77, in Schedule 3, page 53, line 36, at end insert: '(c) in considering other material considerations including the need to ensure an adequate supply of land for the continuing and uninterrupted supply of both public and private housing and other development within the area of the authority'. No. 81, in page 53, line 36, at end insert: 'and(c) in considering the desirability of facilitating and encouraging the continuing and uninterrupted provision of housing and other development within the district'. No. 87, in page 53, line 46, at end insert which may include a requirement that sufficient land is acquired and serviced and made available to private builders to enable the maintenance of a supply of private houses in at least the same proportion in relation to the total supply of houses in the area of the authority as had applied prior to 12th September 1974'. No. 119, in Schedule 5, page 70, line 1, at end insert: '(c) maintaining a fair balance in the amount and quality of land available for local authority housing and private housing.' No. 239, in Clause 46, page 41, line 36, at end insert 'and shall so direct if on submission to him by any interested party he is satisfied that prima facie land or a material interest in land which is for the time being entered in the authority's community land account should be disposed of so as to contribute to an adequate supply of private housing and other development within the area of the authority'.