Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

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  • Deer Commission (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is now in a position to state the names of the chairman and members of the Deer Commission.

  • Marginal Agricultural Production Grants (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make a statement on the future of marginal agricultural production grants which will be available to certain farmers in Scotland after...

  • State Scholarships (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will consider the experimental award of a number of State scholarships to young people about to leave junior and senior secondary schools to...

  • Proposed Technical College, Greenock (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he estimates the projected technical college at the Dalrymple Street site in Greenock will be started and completed.

  • Lunacy (Certification) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is satisfied with the present procedure for certification of lunacy; and what consideration he is giving to some amendment of the method.

  • Redevelopment Schemes (Compensation for Disturbance) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will consider issuing a circular to all Scottish local authorities, similar to the one issued by the Minister of Housing and Local Government and...

  • North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board (Member's Letter) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he intends to reply to the letter addressed to him by the hon. Member for Caithness and Sutherland on 2nd March, 1959, relating to the North of...

  • Sewerage Scheme, Halkirk (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland why the applications of Caithness County Council of December, 1957, December, 1958, and 3rd June, 1959, for grant under the Rural Water Supplies and...

  • Small Farmers Act (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how much money has been already approved for grant under the provisions of the Small Farmers Act in Scotland and in Ayrshire; and how many farmers in...

  • Education (Four-year Course) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many education authorities in Scotland are operating or being asked to operate the new Ordinary grade four years course; and if he is satisfied with...

  • Local Authority Housing Estates (Gas and Electricity) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that housewives are now being deprived of the choice between gas and electricity in local authority housing estates where in many cases...

  • Roads, Berwickshire (Resurfacing) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland to what extent he is prepared to reimburse Berwickshire County Council for the cost of resurfacing stretches of the A697 and A698 roads north of...

  • Dugald Johnstone (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the reports on his files concerning the removal of Dugald Johnstone after nine years from his foster parents in Mull, and his further...

  • Stoppage of Highways (Ayrshire) Order, 1959 (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he proposes to implement the procedure laid down in Section 8 of the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1936, in respect of the Stopping...

  • Peterhead Prison (Incident) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the nature of the report he received from the Governor of Peterhead prison in regard to the recent shooting incident which occurred in an outside...

  • New General Hospital, Dundee (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will state, in respect of the proposed new general hospital at Dundee, the date on which it was first included in the list of officially approved...

  • River Tay Road Bridge (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is now in a position to announce the inclusion of a road bridge over the River Tay at Dundee amongst forthcoming public works projects which are...

  • Driving Offences (Drunkenness) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will indicate the total number of drunk-in-charge cases during the year 1958 under the Road Traffic Act; the number against whom proceedings were...

  • Forth and Clyde Canal (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals have been made to him, either by interested parties or the Inland Waterways Advisory Committee, in respect of the redevelopment of the...

  • Glasgow (Overspill) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the total number of families who have indicated to Glasgow Corporation their willingness to transfer to overspill areas under the industrial selection...

  • Site, Glasgow (Housing Development) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received from Glasgow Corporation regarding its desire to develop a site at Dumbreck Avenue, Glasgow, for housing purposes;...

  • New Maternity Hospital, Glasgow (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects a start to be made on the construction of the proposed new maternity hospital in Glasgow.

  • Secondary Schools, Ayrshire (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps have been taken, and if he is satisfied of their adequacy, to ensure in Ayrshire secondary schools sufficient places for the increased numbers...

  • Technical College, Kilmarnock (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when purchase of land for the Kilmarnock technical college was completed; and why it will take so long before work starts on the site.

  • Lanark (Economic Position) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has completed his consideration of the information about the economic position given him by the deputation from part of the Seventh District...

  • Paper Industry (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many local authorities and representatives of the paper industry have requested discussions with him on the question of the effects of the proposed...

  • River Esk (Pollution) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps are being taken to deal with the pollution of the River Esk.

  • New Industries, Midlothian (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he has taken, since receiving the Scottish Council's Report of the Midlothian Working Party, to bring new industries to the Midlothian area.

  • Smoke Control Area Orders (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many local authorities in Scotland have now made orders declaring smoke control areas; and how many have still to be confirmed by him.

  • New Industries, Ayrshire (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has had from Ayrshire local authorities over the past year about the need for new industries; and what action he has taken.

  • Highland Area (Electricity Connection Charges) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that ordinary consumers in the Highland area are unable to afford the capital charges made for electricity connections; and whether...

  • Messrs. N. G. Napier, Ltd. (Personal Credit Scheme) (8 speeches)

    asked the Lord Advocate if he is aware that the facts, reported to him by the hon. Member for Motherwell, concerning the personal credit account scheme as operated on a large scale by Messrs. N....