§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people are classed as homeless in(a) Inverclyde, (b) Strathclyde and (c) Scotland as a whole.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
Over the 12 months to 31 March 1990, the numbers of households which applied under the homeless persons legislation and were assessed by local authorities as homeless, as recorded in the returns submitted to the Scottish Development Department, were as follows:
Number Inverclyde district 142 Strathclyde region1 4,812 Scotland1 10,962 1 provisional.