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Leases (Reversion Fees)

Volume 415: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if any legislation is being considered to curb the excessive demands of some landlords on owners of property at the expiration of their lease by asking them to pay large sums of money as a reversion fee and also increasing the feu duty.

:At present I can hold out little hope of legislation on this matter, but I shall be glad to have particulars of any cases which my hon. Friend has in mind.