§ 99. Mr. BROOKE
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many houses in Duntocher, Dumbartonshire, have been condemned by the county medical authority as being unfit for human habitation?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for SCOTLAND (Mr. Westwood)
According to the general statement submitted by the county council in terms of Sub-section 2 of Section 22 of the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1930, the number of houses estimated to be required to replace houses unfit for human habitation at Duntocher (including Hardgate) is 24. The Department of Health for Scotland 543 are not aware whether any of these houses have yet been condemned by the county medical officer.
§ 100. Mr. BROOKE
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many houses the county council of Dumbartonshire propose to build in Duntocher during the next five years in accordance with the provisions of the Housing Act, 1930?
§ Mr. WESTWOOD
The number of houses which the county council propose to build at Duntocher during the next three years (the period mentioned in Sub-section (2) of Section 22 of the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1930) is 40, of which 20 are to replace houses that are unfit for human habitation.
§ Mr. WESTWOOD
We are certainly asking Dumbartonshire to do its very best to meet the requirements under the Housing Act, 1930, and will bring all influence to bear on the respective authorities to carry out their programme.