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Wheelchair Housing

Volume 982: debated on Tuesday 15 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many units of wheelchair housing have been started by local authorities, excluding new towns in Scotland in each quarter of the last three years.

The information available about wheelchair dwellings completed in the public sector is as follows:

NUMBER OF DWELLINGS COMPLETED
Wheelchair (including sheltered wheelchair) housing
Stock at 31 March 1979440
1979 second quarter*13
1979 third quarter†4
1979 fourth quarter‡13
* Based on returns from 50 authorities.
† Based on returns from 48 authorities.
‡Based on returns from 44 authorities.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many units of wheelchair housing have been started by new towns in Scotland in each quarter of the last three years.

The information about starts given in the table below excludes units started in each calendar year by adaptation of existing houses:

New TownTotal
East KilbrideNil
Glenrothes:
First quarter 197866
CumbernauldNil
Livingston:
Second quarter 197755
Irvine:
Second quarter 19777
Fourth quarter 19776
Second quarter 19781629
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