HC Deb 02 February 1995 vol 253 c831W
Mr. Donohoe

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many residential properties belonging to each of Scotland's development corporations have been transferred to housing associations; if he will name the bodies to which these properties have been transferred; what was the number of properties involved in each case; and if he will make a statement on the nature of the agreement which exists in each case.

Mr. Stewart

The information as at 31 January is set out in the table:

Development corporation Housing association Number of properties transferred
Glenrothes Kingdom 234
Link 30
Collydean 190
East Kilbride Loretto 20
Link 60
East Kilbride and District 130
Cumbernauld Bield 64
Link 163
West of Scotland 136
Gap 57
Livingston Almond 71
Castle Rock (Livingston) 29
Edinvar in Livingston 23
Canmore 92

Information on the terms of the transfer agreements between the Corporations and the housing associations are not held centrally.

Mr. Donohoe

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the housing associations on which Scottish Homes has spent money establishing or administering up until 31 December 1994; and how much each housing association received in payments.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The information requested is a matter for Scottish Homes. I have asked the chairman of Scottish Homes, Sir James Mellon, to write to the hon. Member with the relevant information.