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Housing (Expenditure)

Volume 933: debated on Monday 13 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing a detailed breakdown of the changes announced in Scottish housing expendi

£ million at 1976 Survey prices
Lending by local authorities to private persons for house purchase and improvements.—8·5
Lending to housing associations (by the Housing Corporation)—2·8
Local authority new dwellings—30·0
It proved possible subsequently to restore the reductions in lending in 1977– 78 because of estimated underspending on local authority new dwellings. The change in 1978 is a reflection of the reduced level of submissions for new building by local authorities.