Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

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  • Smoke Control Areas (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many smokeless zones have been established since the passing of the Clean Air Bill.

  • Smokeless Fuel (Supplies) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what arrangements are being made for adequate supplies of solid smokeless fuel consequent on the establishment of smokeless zones.

  • Proposed Technical Colleges, Ayrshire (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the promised provision of two technical colleges in Ayrshire.

  • Secondary Education (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will set up a committee to inquire into the present state and organisation of Scottish secondary education and to make recommendations.

  • Linlithgow Bridge (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress is being made with the building of Linlithgow bridge.

  • Glasgow-Stirling Road (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress is being made with the Glasgow-Stirling road.

  • House-building, Leith (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has approved for house-building in Leith; and if he can now state when building will commence on the site at Leith Fort.

  • Farm Inspections, Roxburgh (3 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many of the 20 farms in Roxburgh which received notices of inspection in November, 1955, were in fact inspected: and with what result.

  • Light Castings Industry, Falkirk (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, in view of the present state of employment in the light castings industry in the Falkirk area, what steps he intends to take to meet the situation.

  • Fisheries (Protection) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the activities during this winter's months at sea off the coast of Scotland of his fisheries cruisers with particular...

  • Direct-Grant Schools (Fees) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland in what respects the conditions differ in Scotland from those in England regarding the reservation of places for non-fee-paying pupils imposed on schools...

  • Canadian Trade Mission (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what results he anticipates for Scottish industry from the recent visit of Canadian industrialists.

  • National Health Service (Administrative and Clerical Workers) (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has any further statement to make on the proposed pay increase for clerical staff within the National Health Service.

  • Forth Road Bridge (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether, in view of the increasing unemployment problem in the country, he will take measures to expedite the beginning of the Forth Road Bridge construction.

  • Mental Defectives (Accommodation) (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what additional accommodation was made available for mental defectives in the Scottish South-Eastern Region in 1957; and what additional accommodation it...

  • Legal Aid and Solicitors (Scotland) Act, 1949 (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will arrange for estimates to be made of the cost of bringing into operation of the Legal Aid and Solicitors (Scotland) Act, 1949.

  • Roads, North Uist (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when the work of completing the linking of the Lochportain road to the main county road in North Uist is to begin.

  • Hydro-Electric Board Project, Strathfarrar-Kilmorach (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what were the objections lodged by Lord Lovat to the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board's project at Strathfarrar-Kilmorach; and on what conditions...

  • House Purchase (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that increasing numbers of people are being induced to buy houses which are likely to be condemned in the near future under schemes...

  • Education (General Grants) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received from educational bodies respecting the future of education, within the system of block grants; and what steps he...

  • Public Works Loan Board (Local Authority Applications) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many local authorities, having found it impossible to finance housing and other development on current market terms, have applied to him for Public...

  • Scientific and Technological Education (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he proposes taking to increase scientific and technological education in Scotland.

  • Educational Certificates (Equivalence) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to secure equivalence of Scottish educational certificates with those of England and Wales.

  • River Purification (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many river purification authorities are now operating in Scotland; and how many have still to be established.

  • English Football Clubs (Ground Staffs) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the increasing pressure on Scottish boys who have not yet attained the school leaving age of fifteen years to join the ground staffs of...