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Revised Quotas

Volume 773: debated on Friday 22 November 1968

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asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether he is aware that the cut back in advances to local authorities for housing is putting those authorities who conformed to the revised quotas at a disadvantage compared with those who committed themselves to numbers in excess of their revised quotas; what progress he has made in his discussions on this matter; and if he will take into account the extent to which past quotas were used in fixing future quotas.

As some authorities entered into firm commitments to borrowers in excess of their quotas, quotas for other areas were reduced in order to keep faith with these borrowers. There was no way of avoiding these re-

North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board*South of Scotland Electricity Board
January, 1974January, 1975January, 1974January, 1975
Planned Out put Capacity (MW)1,7472,322†7,416‡7,358‡
* Mainland inter-connected systems.
† Includes Atomic Energy Authority's Dounreay Station—280 MW.
‡ Induces Atomic Energy Authority's Chapelcross Station—196 MW.