§ Mr. Sarwar
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much the Government spent in each of the last 10 years on(a) new social housing stock and (b) maintenance of social housing stock, in (i) Glasgow and (ii) Scotland. 
§ Mr. Macdonald
Social housing for rent during the period specified has been provided by local authorities, the New Town Development Corporations, Scottish Homes and Housing Associations. The available information on expenditure by these bodies is set out in the tables. For local authorities and New Towns, the Government granted consent to incur expenditure through borrowing and use of receipts. The expenditure contained in the tables for Scottish Homes' own stock and Housing 173W Associations came from Government grant-in-aid and receipts. In addition, Housing Associations attracted private finance, which is not included in the tables.
Table 1: Public expenditure on construction of new social housing stock £ million Scotland Glasgow 1991–92 165.521 20.074 1992–93 184.936 26.615 1993–94 192.678 30.774 1994–95 214.695 33.306 1995–96 209.535 38.918 1996–97 189.939 43.997
Table 2: Public expenditure on maintenance of social housing stock £ million Scotland Glasgow 1991–92 498.158 140.910 1992–93 471.855 131.776 1993–94 471.786 136.364 1994–95 456.140 131.636 1995–96 421.163 117.625 1996–97 329.183 85.818
1. Amounts shown are at cash prices.
2. The local authority figures for 1996–97 are provisional and may be subject to change. The local authority figures for Glasgow are for Glasgow District Council up to 1995–96 and Glasgow City Council for 1996–97.