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Wednesday, 5 October 1927

Senator ELLIOTT asked the Minister representing the Minister for Home and Territories, upon notice -

1.   With reference to a promise given by the then Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Sir William Glasgow), on the 24th March last, in reply to a question relating to the sale of business sites in Canberra that he would discuss the matter with the Federal Capital Commission, will the Minister concerned inform the Senate of the result of such discussion?

2.   What were the number and upset prices of business sites offered for sale by the Federal CapitalCommissionatitslast sale?

3.   What number was sold, and at what prices?

4.   How is the great excess over the upset prices accounted for?

5.   In view of the result, what modifications of the Federal Capital Commission's policy is proposed ?

Senator Sir WILLIAM GLASGOW - The information required by the honorable senator is being obtained, and he will be advised as soon as it is received.

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