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Council Rents

Volume 175: debated on Thursday 28 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table showing the average council rent level as a percentage of (a) average male earnings, (b) average female earnings and (c) the national insurance retirement pension for a single pensioner and a pensioner couple in each of the years since 1984 for which figures are available.

[holding answer 25 June 1990]: The information requested is set out in the table.

Average council rent1 expressed as a percentage of
Average male earnings2Average female earnings2Retirement pension for single person3Retirement pension for married couple3
1 Average standard unrebated local authority rent in Scotland.
2 Average earnings of full-time employees in Scotland on adult rates whose pay was not affected by absence, as recorded in April of each year.
3 Basic national insurance pension payable in April of each year.