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Sheltered Housing

Volume 886: debated on Monday 10 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many places are available in sheltered housing communities in Scotland; and if he will list these on a county and city basis.

A survey undertaken at the end of 1973 showed that local authorities' current and planned provision of sheltered housing at the time was as follows:

Places in sheltered housing at end 1973Places in provided in sheltered housing by end 1978
Counties
Aberdeen94600
Angus20340
Argyll110
Ayr46451
Banff
Berwick93
Bute
Caithness883
Clackmannan20
Dumfries1445
Dunbarton105299
East Lothian
Fife25402
Inverness228
Kincardine32
Kinross
Kirkcudbright
Lanark831,455
Midlothian242
Moray and Nairn61
Orkney52
Perth2466
Renfrew478
Ross and Cromarty10
Roxburgh1820
Selkirk77
Stirling112
Sutherland48
West Lothian132
Wigtown
Zetland971
Cities
Aberdeen874
Dundee179
EdinburghNo return made622
GlasgowNo return made6,000
Additional places are provided by housing associations, but no information is presently available as to their number. A further survey to be undertaken later this year will cover provision by local authorities and housing associations.