Hill Lands Commission

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th April 1952.

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Photo of Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton , Inverness 12:00 am, 29th April 1952

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make a statement in regard to the progress made by the Hill Lands Commission to date.

Photo of Mr William Snadden Mr William Snadden , Kinross and West Perthshire

The Hill Lands (North of Scotland) Commission have made considerable progress in examining the problems involved in their remit, and have started to survey areas which promise well for the purpose in view. The questions to be considered are many and various, as my hon. Friend will appreciate, and while I know that the Commission are pursuing their task with vigour, I could not reasonably expect early results.