Local Authority Housing Estates (Gas and Electricity)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28 July 1959.

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Photo of Hon. John Maclay Hon. John Maclay , Renfrewshire West 12:00, 28 July 1959

It is for the local authority concerned to decide which services should be laid on to its houses. I would hope that authorities would give full weight to the importance of giving the greatest possible freedom of choice to their tenants as recommended in the Scottish Housing Handbook. I am replying on these lines to the representations which I have received from the Women's Gas Federation.