§ Mr. Norman Hogg
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the cost to housing authorities for repairing and maintaining houses in each of the past five years for which figures are available.164W
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
Contracts awarded in the Argyll and Clyde health board area are expected to realise £2.3 million savings over the three-year contract period. These savings release resources for re-investment in direct patient care.
The information is as follows:
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
[holding answer 17 June 1991]: Information relating to the cost of local housing authorities of repairing and maintaining their own houses is as follows:
Year £ million 1986–87 203.164 1987–88 211.618 1988–89 219.893 1989–90 230.480 1990–91 243.669
Note: The 1990–91 figure is provisional. All figures are at outturn prices.