§ Mr. Haselhurst
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total amount of the grants allocated for listed 612W buildings and the repairs of other buildings, other than improvement grants for housing, in the last 12 months for which figures are available.
§ Mr. McElhone
For the financial year 1977–78 the amount allocated for building repair grants on the recommendation of the Historic Buildings Council for Scotland is £583,335. In addition, £165,000 is allocated for grants to enhance or preserve outstanding conservation areas which can include external repairs to buildings within the conservation area.