Former MP for Luton
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I believe that co-operation is preferable to compulsion and that a fresh effort on this basis can increase the number of improvements. I shall, within the next few weeks, be asking local authorities to make a new drive to secure the carrying out of improvement schemes for whole groups or areas of houses in agreement with the owners. Though I would hope that most owners would be willing to...
When I was in Leeds last week, where they have adopted, broadly speaking, the method I shall be advocating in the circular, I was very greatly impressed by the results of a concentrated drive on a particular area, including offers, if necessary, to lend money to the owner of the property. The whole scheme has produced very significant results there. As a next step I want to see it done...
If the right hon. Gentleman wants to extend his natural interest in that fluid, I suggest he puts down a Question.
Former MP for Luton
Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 31 October 1963 — unknown
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