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Housing (Scotland) Act 1974

Volume 895: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is satisfied with the operation of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1974.

Since the Act came into operation last November local authorities have been preoccupied with reorganisation, but a number of authorities are already using the Act's new powers to deal with areas of sub-standard houses I look for a widespread and vigorous use of these powers now that the new district and islands councils have taken over full responsibility for housing.