Skip to main content

Urban Renewal Unit

Volume 14: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1981

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has any plans to increase the amount of funding currently allocated to the urban renewal unit of the Scottish Development Department; and if he will make a statement.

The amount of expenditure which will be possible on the urban programme—which is administered by the Scottish Development Department's urban renewal unit—in 1982–83 is under consideration and will be made known shortly. The amount available in subsequent years will depend on, inter alia, my decision on the proposal I have put to interested parties that the existing scheme of capital grants to local voluntary youth and community associations should be wound up and the resources released made available for use under the urban programme.