§ 57. Mr. Manuel
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many rent officers have been appointed in Scotland under the provisions of the Rent Act 1965; and if he will make a statement.
§ Dr. Dickson Mabon
Thirteen, of whom seven are already in post in the four cities where the rent registration system came into operation on 1st March. The system will be extended to other areas as quickly as the statutory consultations with the local authorities concerned can be completed.