HC Deb 07 March 1996 vol 273 c314W
Ms Roseanna Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the current average gross weekly rent for(a) council rented accommodation and (b) housing association rented accommodation in Scotland; and what were the figures in 1991. [19166]

Mr. Raymond S. Robertson

[holding answer 6 March 1996]: The average unrebated weekly rent for local authority accommodation in Scotland in 1995–96 is estimated to be £28.78. The most recent available information on housing association rented accommodation relates to 1994–95, when the average weekly rent was £29.13. The average local authority rent in 1991–92 was £23.12. Figures for housing association rent in 1991–92 on a comparable basis are not available.