§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of state for Scotland how many appeals have so far been lodged in each valuation area in Scotland against the valuation of business premises; how many appeals have been dealt with; how many appeals have been successful; and what was the average amount of time taken to resolve these appeals. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
[holding answer 26 October 1995]: The information requested is not yet available. It is planned to gather regular statistics on the progress of appeals resulting from the 1995 rating revaluation, from 15 December, the date by which such appeals must be lodged.