Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

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  • Housing (Improvement Grants) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is satisfied with the rate of progress of house improvement in Scotland following the passing of the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1969; and if he will...

  • Housing (Home Ownership) (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has completed his study of the Cullingworth Report on Owner Occupation in Scotland, a copy of which has been sent to him; and if he will make a...

  • Murder (Sentences) (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will now institute a review of the law relating to sentences for murder in Scotland, following the representations made to him by the hon....

  • Clyde Valley (Planning) (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the latest position in regard to rationalising the planning system in the area of the Firth of Clyde.

  • Tayside (Employment) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland to what extent the trend of employment in the Tayside area is in accordance with the targets set out in the White Paper, " The Scottish Economy 1965 to...

  • Fee-paying and Selective Schools (13 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what further discussions he has held with regard to the future of local authority fee-paying schools in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  • Young Offenders (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will reconstitute the Scottish Advisory Council on the Treatment of Offenders, with a view to giving further consideration to the custodial...

  • Glasgow (Passenger Transport Authority) (6 speeches)

    Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when a passenger transport authority will be established in the Glasgow area.

  • Manpower Projection (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what will be the percentage increase in the number of employees in employment during the year June, 1969, to June, 1970, required to fulfil the...

  • Wheatley Report (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he intends to issue a White Paper on the Government's proposals concerning the financial arrangements for implementing the Wheatley Report...

  • High Flats (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent directives or advice he has issued to local authorities in Scotland concerning the future building of high blocks of flats.

  • Agriculture (Haulage Charges) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland to what extent the increased haulage charges to farmers by the operation of the Transport Act was taken into account by the Price Review.

  • Hill and Upland Farms (Production) (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the target for the number of hill ewes in Scotland for 1970–71.

  • Prescription Charges (Children) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that pupils attending special schools and under 16 years of age are not exempt from prescription charges; and if he will take steps to end...

  • Transport Croup (Charges) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland on what basis he approves charges made by the Scottish Transport Group on different routes.

  • Highland Development Board (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what calculations he has made of the effects of the Budget on the work of the Highland Development Board.

  • Land Commission (Betterment Levy) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the cost to date to public funds of attempts by the Land Commission to secure payment of betterment levy in cases where it ultimately...

  • Private Beaches (Public Access) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland to what extent the public are denied access to the foreshore and seaside beaches by virtue of private ownership of such land; and what steps he intends...

  • Housing Subsidies (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what estimate he has made of the average weekly increase in council house rents needed for existing dwellings, in shillings, on the basis that housing...

  • Housing Authorities (Mortgages) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many housing authorities in Scotland at present do not make mortgage advances; and if he will take steps to encourage them to do so.

  • New Hospitals (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many new hospitals have been built in Scotland since the inception of the National Health Service; and if he will list the names of the hospitals and...

  • National Health Service (Expenditure) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total sum spent in Scotland on the National Health Service since its inception; and how much has been spent each year since 1965 to the...

  • Grant-Aided Schools (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions he has held regarding the future of the grant-aided schools; and whether he will make a statement.

  • Angling (River Purification Boards) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the work carried out by river purification boards on fishing matters including the participation in stocking and fishing...

  • Fishing Industry (4 speeches)

    Mr. W. H. K. Baker: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is satisfied with the progress made in the fishing industry in Scotland with regard to catching power; and if he will make a...

  • Warfarin-Resistant Rodents (6 speeches)

    Mr. W. H. K. Baker: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to prevent the spread of Warfarin-resistant rodents in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

  • Dundee (Jute Industry) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the concern in Dundee about employment prospects there, due to the run-down of the jute industry; and if he will take steps to provide...

  • Local Authorities (Decision making) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will seek powers to enable him to review decisions by local authorities, particularly those made by committees, which are not subject to the...

  • Alcohol and Crimes and Road Accidents (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will seek powers to obtain from brewers and distillers financial contributions for research into the question of an association between the...

  • Shell Fish Industry (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what economic information the Government have obtained in relation to the shell fish industry.

  • Land Ownership (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will take steps to limit the number of acres which any one person can own in Scotland.

  • Highlands and Islands (Freight Charges) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will set up a committee to investigate ways of alleviating the hardship caused by heavy freight charges to the Highlands and Islands.