§ 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. 
§ 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.