Housing (Circular No. 33)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th November 1960.

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Photo of Mr Archibald Manuel Mr Archibald Manuel , Central Ayrshire 12:00 am, 15th November 1960

That is a very small number out of the total of about 132 housing authorities in Scotland. Can the Joint Under-Secretary indicate the number of local athorities which have applied and which he has permitted to build for grossly overcrowded families, families with sublet apartments, and families living in unfit houses not in the town centre, listed in the circular as special needs, requiring his approval before local authorities can undertake such building?