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Council Houses

Volume 940: debated on Wednesday 30 November 1977

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21.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his latest estimate of the number of council houses in Scotland; and how many have been empy for over eight weeks.

There are almost 900,000 local authority houses in Scotland. Information on persistently vacant houses is not collected centrally, but the available evidence is that they form only a very small part of the stock.