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Planning Applications

Volume 978: debated on Monday 4 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take powers to ensure that, when applications for planning permission are put before a council, neighbouring proprietors must necessarily be informed, as is the case when applications are made for building warrant.

This possibility is under consideration as part of the review of the general development order.

Health Board Area of Treatment1975197619771978 (Provisional)
Argyll and Clyde1,6001,5481,4861,494
Ayrshire and Arran833831833836
Borders292276288292
Dumfries and Galloway776740710717
Fife861822833878
Forth Valley918891900941
Grampian1,5791,5911,5601,662
Greater Glasgow4,2484,2584,3374,524
Highland949895876834
Lanarkshire1,6881,6481,6621,745
Lothian2,0742,0502,0562,118
Tayside1,7901,7331,7081,675
Western Isles3333
Scotland17,61117,28617,25217,719
In addition, the number of mentally ill at the State Hospital, Carstairs, in each year is: —

1975197619771978
224229216213
Notes:
1. Patients in mental deficiency hospitals are excluded.
2. Figures for 1979 are not yet available.