§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of houses built in Scotland in each of the past three years has been built for the following sectors (a) public sector, (b) owner-occupier, and (c) privately rented.
§ Mr. Rifkind
The following information gives percentages for houses built in Scotland in each of the past three years for the public and private sectors:
PERCENTAGE OF HOUSES BUILT Public sector (including housing associations) Private sector 1976 62 38 1977 56 44 1978 44 56 1979 37 63
The numbers built for renting in the private sector are negligible in perecentage terms.