The total number of new homes started in the year to December 2012 increased by 2 per cent from the previous year - the first increase in a calendar year since 2006 - official statistics confirmed today.
Commitment for 1,000 extra officers in communities exceeded.
This release provides updates to information on new house building and local authority house sales up to 31 March 2013 (Q1) for social sector new build and Affordable Housing Supply Programme (AHSP), or 31 December 2012 (Q4) for other quarterly series. An explanatory document providing background information on the statistics is also available.
An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland
Plant will generate enough power for around 130,000 homes
New scheme announced to identify children at risk.
Veterans Minister demands action in light of on-going uncertainty for troops and families.