To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what figures he has available on the sale of public sector houses in Scotland since 1980; and if he will make a statement.
Over the period 1980 to June 1987 some 106,000 public sector sales have taken place; this includes sales of local authority, new town and Scottish Special Housing Association houses, both to sitting tenants and others. The yearly figures of sales are contained in the table:
|1 These figures are based on incomplete returns.|
|2 These figures relate to the period January-June.|