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Disabled People (Assistance)

Volume 77: debated on Wednesday 24 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) if he will list the number of cases and the rate per 1,000 population in each region who received assistance with the provision of aids in 1983–84;(2) if he will list the number of cases and the rate per 1,000 population in each region who received assistance with adaptations to the home in 1983–84;(3) if he will list the number of cases and the rate per 1,000 population in each region who received assistance with the installation of telephones in 1983–84;(4) if he will list the number of cases and the rate per 1,000 population in each region who received assistance with the payment of telephone rentals in 1983–84;

(5) if he will list the number of cases and the rate per 1,000 population in each region who received assistance with holidays in 1983–84.

Services provided by local authorities—1983–84*

Telephone rental

Telephone installation

Adaptations

Aids

Holidays/Outings

Region

Number

Rate per 1,000 population

Number

Rate per 1,000 population

Number

Rate per 1,000 population

Number

Rate per 1,000 population

Number

Rate per 1,000 population

Borders510·5200·23033·01,33513·2250·2
Central240·1001,4275·22,3468·600
Dumfries & Galloway363962·71,1908·100
Fife4860·31,2363·62,6567·7n/an/a
Grampian18340·11,0842·23,3696·8580·1
Highland1470·7590·34022·11,0925·6150·1
Lothian7801·01390·2n/an/an/an/a4250·6
Strathclyde7690·32690·111,1114·718,9748·01,4620·6
Tayside2180·6230·11,8644·73,7769·600
Orkney00110·6140·71005·200
Shetland120·5100·41104·734314·600
Western Isles60·2170·5311·039212·4150·5

* Provisional.

Less than 0·05.

n/a = Not available.