HC Deb 13 December 1950 vol 482 c179W
Mr. Baker White

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the number of service cottages in Scotland occupied by farm workers by virtue of their employment.

Local Authority Total number of families on the waiting; list Number of families in unfit houses Number of families in overcrowded houses Number of families in sub-tenancies
Kilwinning 500(1) Not available 100(1) 400(1)
Irvine 948 451 698 (2) 497
Stewarton 290 33 (3) 40 (3) 118 (3)
Troon 657(4) Not available Not available Not available
(1) These figures are approximate. No survey of unfit houses has been made.
(2) 331 of the families in overcrowded houses are in houses which are also unfit and 367 of them are in sub-tenancies.
(3) The local authority point out that a number of the families on their waiting list do not fall into any of the three categories mentioned.
(4) The local authority classify applicants only according to the size of house required.