HC Deb 04 February 1937 vol 319 cc1775-6
82. Mr. Cassells

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of lets of houses under municipal control granted by the Kirkintilloch Town Council for the years 1934 to 1936, inclusive, and the number of lets granted by the council during the like period to persons living outwith the burgh; to single persons; to married couples with no families; and to persons occupying sub-let apartments?

Number of sane persons (including dependants) in receipt of public assistance on 15th January, 1937. Payment in respect of outdoor poor for week ending 9th January, 1937.
Indoor poor. Outdoor poor. Total.
County (excluding Burghs of Dumbarton and Clydebank). 81 4,809 4,890 1,518
Burghs of Dumbarton and Clydebank. 108 5,389 5,497 2,005
Total 189 10,198 10,387 3,523
The Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (Mr. Wedderburn)

I am informed that the town council let 385 houses in the period referred to. Of these, eight were let to persons living outside the burgh, including one married couple with no family; eight to single persons living within the burgh; 37 to other married couples with no families, of whom three were occupying sub-let apartments; and 14 to other married persons occupying sub-let apartments.