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Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has concluded his discussions with the local authorities on the question of the re-adjustment of the housing subsidies; and when he expects to be able to make a statement on this subject.


asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will now make a statement regarding the alteration of housing subsidies to meet the increased loan charges; and whether the local authorities will be compensated equally in the increased borrowing costs for roads, water, sewage, and other necessary local authority projects.

I hope to make a statement announcing the proposed new rates of subsidy shortly.