HC Deb 22 February 1990 vol 167 c874W
Mr. Dewar

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the number of speculative bank account arrestments served in Scottish clearing banks for the recovery of outstanding debts to local authorities in each year since 1985–86; and how many were successful in(a) locating an account and (b) recovering the amount outstanding.

Mr. Rifkind

Information is not collected centrally on the use of bank account arrestments for the recovery of local authority debts.