HC Deb 15 January 1991 vol 183 cc481-2W
Mr. Hood

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in theOfficial Report a list of all established gipsy sites in Scotland, indicating when they were established at each site.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The travelling people's sites run by local authorities in Scotland are listed in the table. In addition to them, it is estimated that around 240 pitches are regularly used by travelling people on privately run sites.

Local Authority Location Established
Permanent Sites
Aberdeen Clinterty, Aberdeen November 1982
Angus Tayock, Montrose November 1980
Argyll and Bute Dunchologan, Lochgilphead December 1978
Argyll and Bute Torlochan, Dunoon December 1984
Banff and Buchan1 Greenbanks, Banff May 1989
Clackmannan Westhaugh, Alva December 1984
Cumnock and Doon Valley2 Auchinleck, Cumnock Early 1980s
Cunninghame Merkland Bridge, Arran September 1982
Cunninghame Redburn, Irvine July 1989
Dumbarton Dennystown, Dumbarton July 1981
East Kilbride Springbank, East Kilbride April 1990
Edinburgh Duddingston, Edinburgh August 1983
Falkirk Redding, Falkirk June 1985
Glasgow Carmyle, Glasgow June 1985
Glasgow Rodney Street, Port Dundas April 1990
Hamilton Swinhill, Larkhall January 1987
Inverness Longman, Inverness September 1985
Kyle and Carrick Houdston Farm, Girvan February 1989
Lochaber Aonachan, Spean Bridge September 1989
Monklands Annathill, Glenboig August 1989
Motherwell Mossend, Bellshill April 1982
North East Fife Tarvit Mill, Cupar May 1988
Perth and Kinross Double Dykes, Perth December 1982
Renfrew Oldbarhills, Hurlet, Barrhead November 1989
Tweedale2 Kilnknowe, Innerleithen Early 1980s
Temporary Site
Stirling Craigforth, Stirling January 1984
1 Seasonal site.
2 Local authority caravan site.