§ Mr. Craigen
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table providing details for each of the past three years for which figures are available of (a) the number of applications submitted by rent officers to rent assessment committees for the registration of rents, (b) the percentage which was approved, (c) the percentage of those which were rejected, (d) the percentage where increases were made by the committee, and (e) the percentage where reductions were made by the committee, giving such details for each rent assessment committee area in Scotland.
§ Mr. William Ross
The following table gives figures for Scotland for the last three calendar years. Information is not readily available for each area of the country.
1971 1972 1973 Number of objections to rent officer's determination referred to the Rent Assessment committee (R. A.C.) 376 532 655 Percentage of references confirmed by the R.A.C. 20 16 32 Percentage of references where increases were made by the R.A.C 55 76 48 Percentage of references where reductions were made by the R.A.C. 25 8 20