HC Deb 26 January 1989 vol 145 cc726-7W
Mr. Andrew Welsh

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table listing those local authorities who have failed to serve offers on tenants, to sell houses to tenants within two months of the application to purchase, the number of houses affected in each area, and the average time taken by each local authority to submit offers to sell to tenants.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

[holding answer 19 January 1989]Such information as is kept centrally is set out for the latest available period in the table:

Number of applications with formal offer overdue at 30 September 1988
Scotland 5,673
Berwickshire 6
Ettrick and Lauderdale
Roxburgh 4
Tweeddale 48
Clackmannan 166
Stirling 1
Annandale and Eskdale 99
Nithsdale IS
Dunfermline 223
Kirkcaldy 252
North East Fife1 18
Aberdeen 600
Banff and Buchan 154
Bordon 2
Kincardine and Deeside 1
Moray 10
Badenoch and Strathspey
Caithness1 18
Inverness 84
Lochaber 3
Rossi and Cromarty 1
Skye and Lochalsh
East Lothian
Edinburgh n.a.
Midlothian 239
West Lothian 298
Argyll and Bute 12
Bearsdcn and Milngavie 72
Clydebank 51
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth 52
Cumnock and Doon Valley1 2
Cunningharae 95
Dumbarton 367
East Kilbride 1
Eastwood 1
Glasgow 1,010
Hamilton 150
Inverclyde 152
Kilmarnock and Loudoun 108
Kyle and Carrick 894
Monklands1 4
Renfrew 102
Strathkelvin 58
Dundee 108
Perth and Kinross 167
Orkney Islands1 2
Shetland Islands 15
Western Isles 5
1 Returns outstanding. Most recent available information is shown.

Source: SDD return 85.

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