Cottage Tenants, Paston, Norfolk.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing. – in the House of Commons am ar 20 Tachwedd 1930.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Shepherd Mr Arthur Shepherd , Darlington


asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that a London company of property owners are purchasing property in the village of Paston, Norfolk, and forcing cottage holders, under the threat of losing their employment, to become tied tenants, with restrictions on chicken keeping and liable to eviction on change of employment; and what steps he proposes to take to safeguard the interests of agricultural workers in these cases?

Photo of Mr Arthur Greenwood Mr Arthur Greenwood , Nelson and Colne

I have no information on the matter, which does not appear to be one in which I am empowered to take any action, but perhaps my hon. Friend will send me particulars in regard to it.