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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05522: Maurice Corry (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 13 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many empty commercial properties there have been in each local authority in the West Scotland parliamentary region in each year since 2007.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 11 January 2017

The number of empty non-domestic rateable properties in each local authority in the West Scotland parliamentary region in each year since 2007, is shown in the following table. The figures are as reported on the Scottish Assessors’ Valuation Roll at 1 April each year.

Number of Empty Rateable Properties on the Valuation Roll as at 1st April

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Authority

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Argyll and Bute 1

573

564

561

581

553

539

534

532

563

572

East Dunbartonshire

151

154

174

179

199

202

181

177

158

169

East Renfrewshire

154

154

150

170

185

181

178

189

179

189

Inverclyde

242

223

238

242

242

242

235

249

228

279

North Ayrshire

545

542

542

579

567

579

592

578

580

579

Renfrewshire

911

912

923

918

1,084

1,129

1,114

1,063

991

1,043

West Dunbartonshire

265

281

301

323

295

277

277

296

310

332

All

2,841

2,830

2,889

2,992

3,125

3,149

3,111

3,084

3,009

3,163

1. Only part of Argyll and Bute is in the West Scotland Parliamentary Constituency; separate figures for part of the LA are not available.