To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total in each district council area of households applying as homeless, by household type, for 1990–91.
[holding answer 9 March 1992]: The table gives the available information for the 31,709 applicant households in 1990–91 for whom case returns have been received from local authorities. It is estimated that in 1990–91 there were 34,600 applicant households under the homeless persons legislation in Scotland.
One person households
One parent households
All applicants housholds
25 and over and under retirement
retirement age and over
Parent aged under 25
Parent aged 25 and over
Other household type
Sources: Case returns supplied to Scottish Office by district councils.
1 All applicant households in 1990–91 for whom case returns have been supplied.