HC Deb 27 January 1982 vol 16 c365W
17. Mr. James Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the average increase in rent and rates in council houses since June 1979.

Mr. Rifkind

In Scotland between 1979 and 1981 the average gross annual council house rent increased by £142; the average annual gross rate paid per council house increased by £108.