§ Mr. Gregor Mackenzie
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) how many new housing starts were authorized 331W by his Department in the four quarters of 1964 and in the two quarters of 1965;
(2) how many houses were under construction in the four quarters of 1964 and in the first two quarters of 1965;
(3) how many houses were started during the four quarters of 1964 and in the first two quarters of 1965.
§ Mr. Ross
The following is the information:
Quarter ended Number of new housing tenders approved for public authorities* Number of houses started by all agencies Number of houses under construction by all agencies 1964 During period During period At end of period 31st March 8,521 10,499 46,994 30th June 4,881 10,333 48,341 30th September 4,222 7,551 47,043 31st December 9,857 7,519 43,418 1965 31st March 7,827 10,731 45,350 30th June 9,134 11,385 47,678 * i.e. Local Authorities, the Scottish Special Housing Association and New Town Development Corporations.