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New Towns (Housing)

Volume 887: debated on Wednesday 5 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many houses were sold and how many were on the waiting lists in new towns in Scotland in the past two years for which figures are available.

1,718 corporation houses were sold by the Scottish new towns in 1973 and 376 in 1974. The house building programmes of development corporations are based on a comprehensive assessment of the housing needs of all types of household groups. Records of waiting lists, which do not adequately serve this purpose, are not held centrally.