§ 52. Mr. W. Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many local authorities in Scotland have applied for grants under the terms of the Local Employment Act for the clearing of derelict sites; how many applications have been approved to date; and what is the total estimated cost involved.
§ Mr. Maclay
Eight local authorities in Scotland have applied for grant for eighteen schemes. Nine schemes have been approved, three rejected and six are under consideration. The grant promised for the approved schemes amounts to £71,475, and their total gross cost will be about £143,000.