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LABOUR ACCUSES SCOTS HOUSING AGENCY OF 'DIRTY TRICKS'

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Labour has urged Scottish housing minister Lord James Douglas-Hamilton to investigate allegations that Scottish Hom...
Labour has urged Scottish housing minister Lord James Douglas-Hamilton to investigate allegations that Scottish Homes's time and money was being spent on pushing certain local bids to acquire housing, reports The Herald (p2).

The housing agency was accused by Labour housing spokesman John McAllion MP of 'dirty tricks' over the involvement of staff members in so-called tenants' bids to take over ownership of the quango's housing stock.

But Scottish Homes's chief executive, Peter McKinlay, commenting on the Scottish Grand Committee debate yesterday, said he was mystified by Labour's claims of bogus landlords, the paper reports.
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