HC Deb 13 January 1989 vol 144 cc779-80W
Mrs. Ray Michie

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the estimated number of second homes liable for the standard community charge by local authority areas.

Mr. Lang

The estimated number of second homes for each district and islands council area as at 30 June 1986 is set out in the following table. The figures have been derived from information supplied by local authorities.

District/Island Authorities Second homes
Berwickshire 184
Ettrick and Lauderdale 257
Roxburgh 313
Tweeddale 200
Clackmannan 37
Falkirk 125
Stirling 162
Annandale and Eskdale 171
District/Island Authorities Second homes
Nithsdale 283
Stewartry 478
Wigtown 331
Dunfermline 68
Kirkaldy 126
North East Fife 801
Aberdeen City 312
Banff and Buchan 393
Gordon 355
Kincardine and Deeside 293
Moray 515
Badenoch and Strathspey 565
Caithness 205
Inverness 304
Lochaber 374
Nairn 55
Ross and Cromarty 663
Skye and Lochalsh 527
Sutherland 428
East Lothian 564
Edinburgh City 726
Midlothian 44
West Lothian 44
Argyle and Bute 2,763
Bearsden and Milngavie 3
Clydebank 35
Clydesdale 155
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth 27
Cumnock and Doon Valley 38
Cunninghame 1,884
Dumbarton 311
East Kilbride 42
Eastwood 16
Glasgow City 674
Hamilton 51
Inverclyde 84
Kilmarnock and Louden 70
Kyle and Carrick 539
Monklands 65
Motherwell 16
Renfrew 141
Strathkelvin 38
Angus 599
Dundee City 208
Perth and Kinross 994
Orkney 166
Shetland 166
Western Isles 460

Mrs. Ray Michie

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people have been fined for not registering for the poll tax to date; how many people have been placed on the register despite not having registered; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lang

Responsibility for compiling community charges registers rests with individual community charges registration officers and information of the kind requested is not held centrally.

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