Outer Hebrides.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 11th July 1923.

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asked the Under-Secretary to the Scottish Board of Health if he will state, with reference to a Circular letter issued by the Board of Agriculture for Scotland, dated 8th December, 1922, explaining that the land drainage scheme would not be applicable to the Outer Hebrides, but other proposals for the alleviation of distress and unemployment were under consideration, what the Government intends doing in view of the fact that, generally speaking, nothing so far had been done for the alleviation of distress and unemployment in these islands?