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Development Schemes, Shetland

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st July 1951.

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Photo of Mr John Robertson Mr John Robertson , Berwickshire and East Lothian 12:00 am, 31st July 1951

Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that there is a very valuable fishing fleet in this area which, with a new type of boat, has not adequate safe harbour facilities, and that a causeway of 500 feet from Trondra to the other side would provide such a safe harbour? Will he give urgent attention to this matter in view of the possibility of unemployment in the area?