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Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Money

Volume 941: debated on Wednesday 14 December 1977

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Queen's Recommendation having been signified

Resolved,

That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make new provision for Scotland with respect to grants for housing authorities and grants and loans to voluntary organisations concerned with housing, and to provide for grants and loans by local authorities to meet expenses of repairing houses in a state of disrepair, it is expedient to authorize—
  • A. the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
  • (1) any expenses incurred by the Secretary of State under the said Act in making—
  • (a) housing support grants to local authorities;
  • (b) grants to the Scottish Special Housing Association and development corporations; and
  • (c) grants and loans to voluntary organisations;
  • (2) any increase attributable to any provision of the said Act in the sums payable out of money provided by Parliament—
  • (a) under sections 5 and 6 of the Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1972 in paying rent rebate subsidy and rent allowance subsidy;
  • (b) under section 12 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1974 in making contributions to local authorities in respect of expenditure incurred by them in making improvement grants and repairs grants;
  • (c) under section 24 of the Housing Subsidies Act 1967 in making payments to the Scottish Special Housing Association in respect of expenditure incurred by them in making loans;
  • (d) by way of rate support grant;
  • B. any increase attributable to any provision of the said Act of the present Session in the sums which may be issued out of the National Loans Fund by virtue of section 25 of the Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968;
  • C. the payment into the National Loans Fund of any increase in the sums received by the Secretary of State by virtue of the said section 25 which is so attributable.—[Mr. Robert Sheldon.]