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£1,200 Cost Limit

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 18 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Health whether he will consider an extension of the limit of cost of £1,200 for which licences for house building are granted so as to exclude the cost of the land, especially in cases of leasehold sites.

The figure was deliberately devised to include the cost of land, and I have no evidence that it is inadequate for its purpose.