asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the estimated level of Scottish self-sufficiency in 1984 for the following food commodities: (a) beef and veal, (b) mutton and lamb, (c) pigmeat, (d) poultrymeat, (e) liquid milk, (f) cheese, (g) butter, (h) eggs, (i) barley, (j) oats, (k) wheat and (l) potatoes.
No reliable data for individual years are available. Information for the three-year period centred on 1983 will be ready shortly, and I will write to the right hon. Member then.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what were the amounts of housing grant paid to each of the new town development corporations in Scotland in each of the years 1978–79 to 1984–85 inclusive.
The amounts of housing grant paid to each of the new town development corporations in Scotland in each of the years 1978–79 to 1984–85 are set out in the following table:inclusive; and what were the comparable figures for rents of district council houses in each of the districts containing the new towns concerned.
The figures requested are shown in the table and refer to the position at 30 September of each year.