Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

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  • Unemployment (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, in view of the increasing unemployment in Scotland, what particular steps he is taking to implement the Government's policy not to allow the return of...

  • Forth Road Bridge (Motorway Sign) (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received on the subject of signs on the Forth Road Bridge Motorway to advertise the Royal Burgh of South Queensferry.

  • Teachers' Salaries (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the simultaneous negotiation of teachers' salaries between Scotland and England.

  • A92 (Dundee-Stonehaven) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has had regarding his proposal to de-trunk route A92, Dundee to Stonehaven; and if he will make a statement.

  • Hill Farmers (22 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the losses incurred by producers of store stock; and what action he proposes to ensure a fair return for those in this sector of the...

  • School-Leaving Age (8 speeches)

    Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland by what year he estimates that a supply of teachers, schoolbuildings and other educational facilities, adequate to provide for...

  • Rates (9 speeches)

    Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland by what percentage the amount of revenue raised in rates by Scottish local authorities in respect of the year 1966–67 will...

  • Highland Development Board (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans have been made by the Highland Development Board for educational projects in Scotland.

  • Escaped Prisoners (Information) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland why he will not change the rule which prevents him and his Department from issuing full descriptions of an escaped prisoner or other dangerous inmates...

  • North-East Scotland (Selective Employment Tax) (15 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is yet in a position to assess the effects of the Selective Employment Tax and the credit squeeze on all aspects of industry in the North-East of...

  • A709 and A708 (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland why the A709 Lockerbie-Langholm road and the A708 Moffat-Selkirk road will not be treated in the future as principal roads for grant purposes.

  • Annual Price Reviews (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he takes to ensure that the particular circumstances of Scottish farmers are adequately considered when fixing guaranteed prices at the Annual...

  • Western Borders (Report) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what will be the cost of preparing the report on the development in the Western Borders to be submitted by the planning consultant.

  • Glenfeshie Forest (Road) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the Government's proposals in regard to construction of the proposed road across Glenfeshie Forest to Link Deeside and Speyside; and if he will...

  • Forestry Land (North-East Scotland) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will initiate a rural development survey, on the lines of the survey now being carried out in Sutherlandshire, to establish the location and extent...

  • Agricultural Securities Corporation (Loans) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland why the Scottish Agricultural Securities Corporation is being restricted in its ability to make loans to farmers.

  • Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh (Deaths) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland why he made no announcement about the deaths of the six patients at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, until after a report had appeared in a Scottish newspaper.

  • Local Authorities (Rents and Equalisation Grants) (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what arrangements he is making to compensate local authorities who have acceded to his request not to raise rents, thereby making themselves ineligible...

  • Emigration and Employment (8 speeches)

    Earl of Dalkeith: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his latest estimate of the number of men and women of working age, who emigrated from Scotland over the past two years; how...

  • Teachers (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the present net annual increase in the Scottish schoolteacher force; and, on this basis, what he estimates to be the average size of classes...

  • Electricity Supplies (Connection Charges) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, in view of the number of potential consumers of electricity in Ross and Cromarty who are still unsupplied because of the substantial sums asked by the...

  • Educational Needs (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what account he takes of the views of local authorities in planning to meet future educational needs.

  • Doctors (Pay) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland why the increase in doctors' salaries effective from 1st April, 1966, had not been paid by 20th July, almost four months later.

  • Highlands and Islands Development Board (Expenditure) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the estimated expenditure this financial year by the Highlands and Islands Development Board on projects in the Highland counties.

  • Procurators Fiscal (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals he has for increasing the number of full-time procurators fiscal, in view of the existing delay in the trial of criminal cases.