HC Deb 06 August 1976 vol 916 cc1047-8W
Mr. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many appeals have been made in each of the past five years by physically disabled persons for rate relief on dwelling-houses which they have constructed or adapted at their own expense.

Mr. Millan

Since 1971 one such appeal has been decided by the Lands

ber of advances made for house purchase by each Scottish local authority in 1975–79.

Mr. Hugh D. Brown

This information is not collected centrally.

Mr. Robin F. Cook

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, under the special scheme to supplement local authority lending in Scotland in 1975–76, how many applicants were referred by councils to nominated building societies; which councils referred applicants; how many advances were offered by building societies; and how many, respectively, have been declined by the applicant or refused by the societies.

Mr. Hugh D. Brown

The information available centrally is:

Valuation Appeal Court. No information is available centrally as to the grounds of appeals disposed by local valuation appeal committees.