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Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

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  • Guided Missiles Range, Western Isles (11 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware of the demand for a public local inquiry into the proposal to establish a guided missiles range in the Western Isles; and when he...

  • Resident Dentist, Western Isles (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that people in the islands of Barra, Benbecula, North and South Uist, requiring dental treatment, have not been provided for under...

  • Crofters' Houses (Deposits) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that some crofters are being required to deposit about £300 before being allowed to build new houses with grant and loan aid...

  • Scientific Education (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to improve the facilities in Scottish schools for scientific education.

  • Hospitals (Cloistering-Emolument System) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will inquire into the prevalence of the cloistering-emolument system of service which exists in State hospitals in Scotland today, and indicate...

  • Justices of the Peace, Lanarkshire (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will consider taking steps to change the machinery for the appointing of justices of the peace for Lanarkshire.

  • Fishing Boats (Grants) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that shore owners can obtain a grant for a new engine for a new boat but not for a new engine for an old boat although working owners...

  • Coal Industry, Glenrothes (Housing) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make a statement concerning the further housing requirements of the National Coal Board in Glenrothes.

  • Derating (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the annual value of the derating concession allowed in Scotland to industry and agriculture, respectively, in each of the last eight years.

  • Land Acquisition, West Kilbride (Public inquiry) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the purpose of the recent inquiry relating to the acquisition of land near West Kilbride; and what opportunity was given to objectors to state...

  • Housing (Tenders) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland for how many houses tenders have been accepted since August, 1956; and how many of these have been completed.

  • Home Safety (Grants) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many local authorities are getting direct grants for home safety work in Scotland.

  • Slum Clearance, Leith (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what provision is made in the new development plan for Edinburgh for dealing with slum clearance and the provision of new houses in Leith.

  • Local Authorities (Block Grants) (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish as a White Paper a summary of his discussions with the local authorities on the new method of calculating block grants before he...

  • School Building Programme (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many projects which were included, respectively, in the 1955-56 and 1956-57 school building programme have not yet been started; and if he will list...

  • Secondary Schools (Teachers) (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, in view of the fact that at the beginning of the school term this year there will be a substantial increase in the number of pupils entering secondary...

  • Emigrants (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total number of Scottish emigrants during each of the past three years.

  • Women's Hospitals, Edinburgh (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received urging the preservation of the character of the Bruntsfield Hospital for Women and Children and the Elsie Inglis...

  • Fishing Industry (Fuel Oil Costs) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received from the Scottish fishing industry regarding the proposed increase in the cost of fuel oil; if he is aware that this...

  • School Classes (Size) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many classes are above the number laid down in the code in primary, junior secondary and senior secondary schools in Scotland.

  • Overspill, Glasgow (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland which local authorities have declared their willingness to consider accommodating overspill population from Glasgow; and what numbers have been mentioned...