HC Deb 21 February 1978 vol 944 c571W
Mr. Henderson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list in the Official Report those local authorities which have exercised their powers under the Community Land Act, detailing the amount in each case, since the passing of the Act.

Mr. McElhone

For the period 1st September 1976–31st March 1977 the information is as follows. Acquisition costs are subject to confirmation from audited accounts.

Councils *Acquisition costs (£)
Aberdeen 8,500
Banff and Buchan 35,000
Dumfries and Galloway 27,000
Edinburgh 111,182
Kirkcaldy 20,400
Lothian 26,700
Monklands 159,000
Moray 22,750
Stirling 16,500
*Subject to confirmation from audited accounts.

During 1977–78 the local authorities shown below have received approval to acquire land under the Community Land Act. Details of national expenditure will not be available until after the end of the financial year.


Regional Councils

  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Highland
  • Lothian

District Councils

  • East Lothian
  • Edinburgh
  • Moray
  • Renfrew
  • Stirling

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