Technical Training College (East Aberdeenshire)

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th June 1966.

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Mr. Wolridge-Gordon:

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what assistance he will give towards the establishment of a technical training college in East Aberdeenshire.

Photo of Mr William Ross Mr William Ross , Kilmarnock

The normal grant arrangements for day-time further education would apply to any such college.

Mr. Wolridge-Gordon:

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that this project is under active consideration and that it is the kind of practical help for the development of a local economy which is of the greatest importance? Will he assure us that he will give his full support when the Project comes to fruition?

Photo of Mr William Ross Mr William Ross , Kilmarnock

I can give the hon. Gentleman the assurance that in our considerations and discussions we are only too glad to give help.

Photo of Mr Ian MacArthur Mr Ian MacArthur , Perth and East Perthshire

Will the right hon. Gentleman say when he will restore the sharp cuts made in the technical training college programme last year?

Photo of Mr William Ross Mr William Ross , Kilmarnock

Not in answer to the supplementary question.