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Rent Restrictions Acts (Information)

Volume 416: debated on Tuesday 20 November 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will consider the pre- paration of suitable publicity matter concerning tenants' rights under the various Rent Acts for distribution to local authorities, with instructions that such matter be enclosed with rate demand notes, gas and electricity bills, &c.

I am sending to the hon. Member a copy of a booklet explaining the main provisions of the Rent Restrictions Acts, prepared by the Department of Health for Scotland, which was issued to all local authorities and citizens' advice bureaux in Scotland last year. I am consulting the local authorities' associations about the suggestion in the last part of the Question, and shall write to the hon. Member thereafter.