HC Deb 03 March 1936 vol 309 cc1179-80
39. Mr. M. MacMILLAN

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, which of the local authorities in the Highland counties have reported on their survey of overcrowding under the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1935, and which local authorities have not?

The SECRETARY of STATE for SCOTLAND (Sir Godfrey Collins)

Of the local authorities in the Highland counties, two county councils out of seven and 19 town councils cut of 21 have reported the results of their surveys. With the hon. Member's permission, I propose to publish the names of the authorities in the OFFICIAL REPORT.


When all the returns have been received from the local authorities in Scotland, will the returns be published in one volume for circulation to Members of the House?


Yes, Sir; they will be published for the information of hon. Members.

Following are the names:

County Councils:

Caithness and Sutherland.

Town Councils:

Campbeltown, Cromarty, Dingwall, Dornoch, Dunoon, Fortrose, Fort William, Inveraray, Invergordon, Inverness, Kingussie, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Lochgilphead, Oban, Stromness, Thurso, Tobermory and Wick.

The following have not yet submitted reports:

County Councils:

Argyll, Inverness, Orkney, Ross and Cromarty, and Zetland.

Town Councils:

Stornoway and Tain.