Is the Secretary of State aware that these certificates are granted for houses which are not in a proper state of repair and that they enable the tenant to deduct 40 per cent. of the increased rent? In view of that fact, what justification is there now for proposing that another 40 per cent. should be added to house rentals if they are in a proper state of repair?
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the question put by my hon. Friend the Member for Coatbridge and Airdrie (Mrs. Mann) is very important in relation to the new Bill for Scottish housing? Will he try to obtain figures for use during the debate on that Bill?