asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many elderly people are presently accommodated in local authority and voluntary old people's homes in each regional council area of Scotland.
Information available in relation to all registered homes (voluntary and private) is as follows:
|Number of residents aged over 65 years (Estimated at 31 March 1985)|
|Regional Council||Local authority homes||Registered Homes||Total all homes|
|Dumfries and Galloway||280||136||36||452|