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Landlords (Prosecutions)

Volume 81: debated on Wednesday 19 June 1985

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asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland how many prosecutions have been brought over the last 12 months or are pending against landlords for (a) harassment of tenants and (b) fraud in relation to the housing benefit system.

Precise figures are not available, but inquiries with procurators fiscal indicate that there have been approximately 20 and 15 cases, respectively.