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South-East Study

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th July 1964.

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Photo of Mr Bruce Millan Mr Bruce Millan , Glasgow Craigton 12:00 am, 13th July 1964

How can the Government get this information? How do the Government expect us to treat the Central Scotland Study and the South-East Study as parts of a national plan if we cannot get this information about migration from one region to another? In particular, how can we accept the sincerity of the Government's protestations that they want to cut down the migration rate of between 25,000 and 35,000 a year population lost from Scotland if they cannot even provide these figures and, apparently, are not taking any steps at all to get information of these migration movements?