Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 21st May 1935.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is in a position to state the result of his inquiries into the case of Mr. John Mulholland, who is an inmate of the Argyll and Bute district asylum at Lochgilphead; and what action he intends taking in the matter?
I find that on the 10th April Mr. Mulholland's sister applied for his discharge to the Glasgow public assistance authority, the authority responsible for his maintenance in the Argyll and Bute district asylum. As Mr. Mulholland had not then recovered, the public assistance committee refused the application as they were not satisfied
As the answer involves a number of figures my right hon. Friend proposes, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
If I put down another question later shall I be able to get a definite answer as to whether he is going to be allowed out or not?
If the lion. Member will put down another question, he will receive an answer according to the circumstances at the time.