§ 35. Mr. John Robertson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what number of houses were approved by his Department since 1964; and what were the totals for 1962 and 1963, respectively.
§ 51. Miss Herbison
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the present level of house building in Scotland; and how far is that level on target in the building of 50,000 houses per annum.
§ Mr. Ross
The public sector is making steady progress towards its target: in 1967 it completed 33,960 houses and at 31st December had 43,706 under construction and 20,564 approved but not started. The private sector has not achieved the growth we hoped for: in76W 1967 it completed 7,498 houses and at 31st December had 9,380 under construction.