Housing

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 27th July 1999.

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Photo of Keith Raffan Keith Raffan Liberal Democrat

Question S1W-413

To ask the Scottish Executive how many council houses have been sold under the right-to-buy legislation since 1979 in each district council area (up until 31 March 1996) and in each unitary local authority area (since 1 April 1996) in Scotland.

Photo of Wendy Alexander Wendy Alexander Labour

The information requested is set out in the table, which includes sales up to the end of September 1998. More recent information is not yet available. The figures given include right to buy, rent to mortgage and voluntary sales, all of which were made under the right to buy legislation. Sales of New Town dwellings are shown separately in the table.

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Right to Buy Sales of Local Authority and New Town Dwellings

RTB sales from

RTB sales from

1/4/79 to 31/3/96

1/4/96 to 30/9/98

Total

280,585

Total

34,035

Local Authority

248,899

Local Authority

33,669

Berwickshire

942

Aberdeen City

1,718

Ettrick & Lauderdale

1,579

Aberdeenshire

886

Roxburgh

1,840

Angus

668

Tweeddale

547

Argyll & Bute

424

Clackmannan

2,690

Clackmannanshire

363

Falkirk

9,250

Dumfries & Galloway

1,048

Stirling

4,113

Dundee City

834

Annandale & Eskdale

1,978

East Ayrshire

1,301

Nithsdale

3,010

East Dunbartonshire

342

Stewartry

1,116

East Lothian

533

Wigtown

1,729

East Renfrewshire

185

Dunfermline

7,516

City of Edinburgh

1,740

Kirkcaldy

8,510

Falkirk

1,146

North East Fife

3,728

Fife

2,026

Aberdeen

9,642

City of Glasgow

4,142

Banff & Buchan

4,182

Highland

1,588

Gordon

2,199

Inverclyde

1,040

Kincardine & Deeside

1,261

Midlothian

480

Moray

4,303

Moray

476

Badenoch & Strathspey

558

North Ayrshire

868

Caithness

1,219

North Lanarkshire

3,314

Inverness

2,277

Orkney

108

Lochaber

1,139

Perth & Kinross

601

Nairn

401

Renfrewshire

1,230

Ross & Cromarty

1,594

Scottish Borders

536

Skye & Lochalsh

289

Shetland

138

Sutherland

519

South Ayrshire

734

East Lothian

5,390

South Lanarkshire

2,851

Edinburgh

17,945

Stirling

533

Midlothian

4,449

West Dunbartonshire

532

West Lothian

5,950

West Lothian

1,185

Argyll & Bute

2,437

Western Isles

99

Bearsden & Milngavie

684

Clydebank

3,130

New Towns

366

Clydesdale

2,219

Cumbernauld

60

Cumbernauld & Kilsyth

1,337

Irvine

113

Cumnock & Doon Valley

2,347

Livingston

193

Cunninghame

6,271

Dumbarton

2,707

East Kilbride

685

Eastwood

738

Glasgow

28,112

Hamilton

6,602

Inverclyde

3,665

Kilmarnock & Loudoun

4,066

Kyle & Carrick

6,879

Monklands

6,936

Motherwell

8,037

Renfrew

10,053

Strathkelvin

3,475

Angus

4,245

Dundee

9,643

Perth & Kinross

5,653

Orkney Islands

574

Shetland Islands

635

Western Isles

779

New Towns

31,686

Cumbernauld

6,930

East Kilbride

12,119

Glenrothes

5,331

Irvine

2,349

Livingston

4,957

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