Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

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  • School Camps (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he hopes to announce his decision on the future of school camps in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

  • Bomb Disposal (Police Training) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what special training in bomb disposal is offered to members of Scottish police forces: and if he will make a statement on this matter

  • Acreage Under Cultivation (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total acreage under cultivation in Scotland now, and the comparable figure for five years ago and 10 years ago.

  • National Health Service (Hospital Beds) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many private beds in National Health Service hospitals are vacant; and what is the waiting list for National Health Service beds at the latest...

  • National Health Service (Cost of Drugs) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland why the cost of penicillin and other drugs prescribed within the National Health Service is higher in Scotland than in England.

  • Housing Improvement Grants (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will seek to amend Section 77 of the Agriculture (Scotland) Act, 1948 to allow grants for housing improvement to be paid in cases where a grant had...

  • Burgh and Justice of the Peace Courts (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has formulated to provide an alternative system to the present functions of the Burgh and Justice of the Peace Courts, when the proposed...

  • Ayrshire (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make an early official visit to Ayrshire.

  • Feu Duties (15 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he intends to introduce legislation to abolish feu duties.

  • Teachers (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects that there will be sufficient teachers in the secondary schools in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

  • Young Offenders Institution, Cumbernauld (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement regarding the young offenders institution proposed to be built at Wester-wood Farm, Cumbernauld.

  • Economy (Budget Measures) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the assessment by his Economic Advisory Section of the effect on the Scottish economy of the Budget.

  • Adoption and Fostering (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is satisfied with the regulations governing adoption and foster parenting; and if he will make a statement.

  • Dual Carriageway Road (Perth — Inverness) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what further representations he has received on the need to construct a dual carriageway road between Perth and Inverness; and what replies he has sent.

  • Scottish Development Authority (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will state his policy towards setting up a Scottish development authority.

  • Housing Accounts (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what sums of money have been paid in interest payments, and how much money has been paid in capital redemption on the housing accounts by the small...

  • Housing Act (Surveys) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the recent reports of surveys carried out by local authorities under Section 1(3) of the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1969.

  • Unoccupied Council Houses (13 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland approximately how many local authority houses are standing empty in Scotland.

  • Homes for the Elderly (Registration) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is satisfied that the system of registration distinguishes accurately between residential homes, sheltered homes, and voluntary, private and...

  • Nursery Schools (6 speeches)

    Mr. Edward Taylor: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children are attending nursery schools in Scotland at the present time or the most recent date for which figures are...

  • Young Persons (Remand in Custody) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take steps to provide separate accommodation in the north of Scotland for young persons remanded in custody.

  • Hearing Aids (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of the studies at present going on for the supply of head-worn hearing aids.

  • Selective Schools (14 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children entered selective schools in Scotland last year; and how many places will be available this year.

  • Litter Act (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many successful prosecutions there have been under the Litter Act since the penalties were increased.