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Scottish Homes

Volume 175: debated on Monday 2 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will direct Scottish Homes to turn over to the relevant district councils the property maintained by them on behalf of their tenants and recent owner-occupiers of Scottish Homes; and if he will make the finance available to the district council for this adoption to take place.

It is for Scottish Homes, in discussion with individual district councils to decide whether it is appropriate to make alternative arrangements for future maintenance of common amenities. Responsibility for bearing a proportionate share of the burden of common charges is clearly set out in the sales agreement under which former tenants of Scottish Homes have purchased their houses.