Catto Committee (Report)

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th May 1952.

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Photo of Major Guy Lloyd Major Guy Lloyd , Renfrewshire East 12:00 am, 13th May 1952

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has considered the Report of the Catto Committee; and what action he proposes to take in regard to the recommendations contained therein.

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

No, Sir. The Committee have not yet presented their Report to my right hon. Friend.

Photo of Major Guy Lloyd Major Guy Lloyd , Renfrewshire East

Is my hon. Friend aware that for a long time now Scotland has been looking forward to and anticipating this Report, and would he do his utmost to expedite it in view of the grave disappointment his answer will give to many people? It is really overdue.

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

It is understood that the Committee still hope to present their Report during this month.