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Housing (Scotland)

Volume 648: debated on Wednesday 1 November 1961

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Bill to make further arrangements for the giving of financial assistance for the provision and improvement of housing accommodation in Scotland and for building experiments in connection therewith; to amend as respects Scotland the law relating to the permitted increase of rent in respect of improvements, to houses unfit for human habitation, and to the obligations of lessors and lessees as to repairs under short leases of houses; to make further provision for default of Scottish local authorities in their duties as to the fixing of rents; to amend in minor particulars the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1950; to enable the Secretary of State to acquire shares of authorised societies within the meaning of the Housing Act, 1914, and to dispose of moneys accruing to him from those and other shares; and for purposes connected with any of those matters, presented by Mr. Maclay; supported by Sir E. Boyle and Mr. T. G. D. Galbraith; read the First time; to be read a Second time Tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 7.]