§ Mr. Russell Johnston
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will publish in the Official Report the amounts advanced by local authorities in each of the last three fiscal years as loans to assist with house purchase and improvements.
§ Mr. Hugh D. Brown
The relevant information is as follows:
1975–76 £14.7 million 1976–77 £11.6 million 1977–78 £16.2 million (provisional)