HC Deb 17 December 1968 vol 775 c364W
Mr. Dewar

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many rent officers there are presently in office in Scotland; how many there were in June, 1968, January, 1968, June, 1967 and January, 1967, respectively; and whether he will give an estimate of the number of cases with which they have dealt in each quarter of 1967 and 1968.

Mr. Ross

In January, 1967, there were 21 rent officers, of whom 8 were part time. Since June, 1967, the number has remained unchanged at 23, of whom 10 are part time.

The following table shows the number of cases determined.

1967 1968
1st Quarter 1,272 1,562
2nd Quarter 1,837 1,415
3rd Quarter 1,508 1,089
4th Quarter 1,527 623(to 30th November)