asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the type, age and tenure of the dwellings in Scotland below the tolerable standard, and an estimate of the number of dwellings in Scotland below the tolerable standard that are (a) vacant (b) suitable for improvement and (c) suitable for demolition.
The information available is shown in the table below. It is extracted from returns submitted by local authorities and relates to the situation at March 1979.
|Housing below the tolerable standard at March 1979|
|Number of Dwellings below the tolerable standard|
|Age of dwelling|
|1946 or later||225|
|a. Public sector|
|Other public sector||701|
|b. Private sector|