§ Mr. Craigen
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the take-up so far of grants to improve home insulation.
§ Mr. Rifkind
26,084 applications for grant under the Homes Insulation Scheme 1978 were accepted by Scottish local authorities from the start of the scheme in September 1978 to the end of September 1979. About 15,150 grants were paid in the same period.