Road Communications, Hebrides.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 6th March 1934.

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the petitions and correspondence that have been put before the Department of Agriculture for years by the inhabitants of Strond and Borrisdale, Harris, requesting the construction of a road for vehicular traffic to connect them with the highway at each end of the townships; that a patient died while being conveyed from his home, which could not be reached by an ambulance either by land or air; and when will a road be provided for these townships and the people of South Harris?