HC Deb 06 May 1968 vol 764 cc21-2W
Mr. Clark Hutchison

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if the proposed new scheme for rents of corpora-

in population in Roxburghshire and Selkirshire during each of the last three years; and whether he will give figures to show the changes in the landward and urban areas, respectively.

Mr. Ross

As the answer involves a table of figures I shall, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

tion houses in Edinburgh has his approval.

Mr. Ross

As already announced, the Government propose to introduce legislation enabling me to direct local authorities to moderate increases which I regard as too high in present circumstances, and I shall be considering whether Edinburgh's scheme would involve such action.