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Satellite Towns

Volume 466: debated on Thursday 7 July 1949

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asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that proposals for the construction of new satellite towns, where the consumption of water will be extremely high, will have an adverse effect on local water supplies already in existence; and whether, under such circumstances, it is the policy of his Department that compensation should be paid to the rural district councils who find that they will have to spend large sums in obtaining further supplies of water which would not have been necessary had there been no proposal for the establishment of a new satellite town.