§ Mr. Connarty
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress has been made in implementing the Warm Deal programme in Scotland under the New Deal. 
§ Mr. Macdonald
By 31 March 1999, 37,000 houses had been insulated under the Warm Deal by 450 New Deal employees.
From 1 July 1999, this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.