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Scotland (Housing)

Volume 400: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1944

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland for how many of the first 1,000 houses, authorised for Scotland, tenders have now been accepted; on how many work has been started; how many have been completed; and if he will state the comparable figures for the second 1,000 houses authorised for Scotland.

Tenders have been approved for 934 of the first 1,000 houses; work has commenced on 870, of which 258 are roofed over; and to date 12 houses have been completed. Layout and type plans have been approved for the whole of the second 1,000 houses authorised in February and March last. Tenders have been approved for 350 of these houses which are either under construction or are about to be commenced. Tenders for 350 additional houses are expected this month.