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Glasgow Eastern Area Renewal Project

Volume 86: debated on Wednesday 13 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland on what date the Glasgow eastern area renewal project in Glasgow will officially come to an end.

The formal co-ordinating machinery for the Glasgow eastern area renewal project will be wound up on 31 March 1987. Discussions are now under way amongst the seven participating agencies about future management arrangements for their continuing commitment to the area after that date.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many houses below the tolerable standard still exist in (a) the city of Glasgow, (b) the Glasgow eastern area renewal area of Glasgow, and (c) the Shettleston parliamentary constituency.

The city of Glasgow district council estimates that the number of dwellings below the tolerable standard at 31 March 1985 was just over 12,000. The corresponding figure for 31 March 1980 was 31,300. Information is not collected centrally for other than district council areas.