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Housing Starts

Volume 981: debated on Monday 17 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report the number of local authority, new town, Scottish Special Housing Association and other housing association houses that were started, under construction or completed in 1979 in Scotland as a whole and in each district or island authority area in Scotland.

The following table gives the latest available figures for 1979. Final figures, which will be published in "Scottish Housing Statistics" in clue course, cannot be produced until the returns from local authorities and others are complete.

HOUSING PROGRESS 1979

Starts

Under construction

Completions

Regions

Local Authority

SSHA

HA GD†§

Local Authority

SSHA

HA GD†§

Local Authority

SSHA

HA GD†§

SCOTLAND4,478*1,0189486,499*1,7222,2974,420*1,084591
BORDERS61372493248623
Berwickshire273814
Ettrick and Lauderdale3493234623
Roxburgh16†16†—†
Tweeddale18†18†—†
CENTRAL2411613632615520316117948
Clackmannan6419135491523
Falkirk511641511554517944
Stirling126†76140†1099†1
DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY2192533825290
Annandale and Eskdale22‡156‡55‡
Nithsdale62255425129
Stewartry425174
Wigtown937732
FIFE2062164447216382437
Dunfermline91†121106†121105†1
Kirkcaldy56954449538123
North East Fife59‡297‡15‡6
GRAMPIAN1,03365431,3806517576116
Aberdeen City440761132430
Banff and Buchan156†154†153†1
Gordon35
Kincardine and Deeside214321435616
Moray437444654487
HIGHLAND4274294644602863
Badenoch and Strathspey18||118||124||
Caithness747854
Inverness113410843138
Lochaber90102572
Nairn—†28—†28—†
Ross and Cromarty8181891
Skye and Lochalsh254611
Sutherland263113
LOTHIAN904010614240607243133257
East Lothian31314650
Edinburgh City354070644050619983257
Midlothian244736
West Lothian3665

Starts

Under construction

Completions

Regions

Local Authority

SSHA

HA GD†§

Local Authority

SSHA

HA GD†§

Local Authority

SSHA

HA GD†§

STRATHCLYDE1,8585894932,4961,0788501,830598216
Argyll672181171181
Bearsden and Milngavie769436
Clydebank106115601
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth325435
Cumnock and Doon Valley778426
Cunninghame64114102
Dumbarton8†45†53—†
East Kilbride7373
Eastwood25
Glasgow City77734017687758337061596
Hamilton131523916460395530
Inverclyde1268868460
Kilmarnock and Loudoun4089101125
Kyle and Carrick12715842136
Lanark2215301555
Monklands2111566581156661
Motherwell2094825178167
Renfrew89826149260665472
Strathkelvin—†—†22254†30
TAYSIDE154888554011525240511241
Angus6†57†34†32
Dundee City833885163651552211129
Perth and Kinross65503205097150
ISLANDS COUNCIL
Orkney Islands174134
Shetland Islands136241362455
Western Isles36||117||3162||

New Towns Development Corporations

Starts

Under construction

Completions

Cumbernauld23217299
East Kilbride9494
Glenrothes289494466
Irvine197255466
Livingston381577787
Total9841,6372,018
* These figures are based on incomplete returns.
† Fourth quarter 1979 figures not included.
‡ Second, third and fourth quarter 1979 figures not included.
§ Housing associations (other than SSHA) and Government Departments.
|| Third and fourth quarter 1979 figures not included.