§ Mr. Pounder
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will extend the option mortgage scheme, which operates in Great Britain, to Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. van Straubenzee
There are no plans to extend the option mortgage scheme to Northern Ireland where there is in operation an alternative scheme for payment of subsidy on the construction of new houses.
Average Original Rent Average Rent determined by Rent Assessment Committee Average Increase £ £ Per cent. 1970 1971 1972 1970 1971 1972 1970 1971 1972 Already regulated, including re-registrations (Part IV of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1971) 32 52 59 70 101 120 118 95 192 Regulation by qualification certificate (Part VI of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1971) N/A 29 28 N/A 136 143 N/A 369 411
§ Mr. Ian Campbell
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the number of cases heard by each rent assessment committee in Scotland in each of the last three years; and if he will