§ Mr. Ingram
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the transfer of East Kilbride's housing stock to alternative landlords. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
We are pleased that nearly nine out of 10 tenants took the opportunity to vote for their successor landlord in the ballot held by East Kilbride development corporation. Subject to satisfactory conclusion of negotiations on the final purchase price, the homes will transfer to East Kilbride district council towards the end of this year.