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Sheltered Houses

Volume 986: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many sheltered houses are provided by each district council in Scotland.

The information is in the table below. A further 1,756 sheltered houses had at the same date been provided by the Scottish Special Housing Association, new town development corporations and housing associations. Details will be published shortly in Scottish Housing Statistics.

SHELTERED HOUSING BY LOCAL AUTHORITY AT 31 MARCH 1979
Number of
Local AuthoritySheltered dwellings*
SCOTLAND†5,766
Borders228
Berwickshire42
Ettrick and Lauderdale91
Roxburgh53
Tweeddalet†42
Central285
Clackmannan56
Falkirk†147
Stirling†82
Dumfries and Galloway63
Annandale and Eskdale†16
Nithsdale22
Stewartry25
Wigtown
Fife766
Dunfermline171
Kirkcaldy553
North East Fife†42
Grampian827
Aberdeen City523
Banff and Buchan108
Gordon82
Kincardine and Deeside48
Moray66
Highland225
Badenoch and Strathspey17
Caithness69
Inverness28
Lochaber6
Nairn22
Ross and Cromarty75
Skye and Lochalsh
Sutherland8
Lothian147
East Lothian34
Edinburgh City92
Midlothian
West Lothian21
Strathclyde2,161
Argyll and Bute18
Bearsden and Milngavie94
Clydebank40
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth139
Cumnock and Doon Valle60
Cunninghame191
Dumbarton40
East Kilbride145
Eastwood60
Glasgow City327
Hamilton153
Inverclyde100
Kilmarnock and Loudoun123
Kyle and Carrick205
Lanark79
Monklands79
Motherwell154
Renfrew134
Strathkelvin20
Tayside875
Angus187
Dundee City598
Perth and Kinross90
Islands Councils189
Orkney Islands10
Shetland Islands173
Western Isles†6
*Including sheltered wheelchair housing.
†Where current information is not available figures from 1976 Survey have been used.