§ 39. Mr. Tom McMillan
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the amount spent on clearing derelict areas from October, 1964, until the latest convenient date; and what were the comparable figures for a similar period up to October, 1964.
§ Dr. Dickson Mabon
From March, 1960, when grants first became available,278W to October, 1964, 46 schemes had been completed or were in progress, costing just over £1 million.
From October, 1964, to December, 1968, work had been completed or was in progress on 111 schemes costing £3¼ million, and a further 12 schemes estimated to cost £¾ million were approved for grant purposes.