Former MP, Edinburgh West
It is not possible to re-open the arrangements already made by the Government, which involve an all-round reduction of about 7 per cent. in the acreage of sugar beet to be contracted for by the beet-sugar factories, and are in this respect designed to maintain as nearly as possible the existing position pending the determination of the long-term policy.
In regard to the first part of the question, the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act, 1932, contains no provision authorising the committal of children to the care of public assistance committees. With reference to the second part, a child committed to the care of an education authority cannot be sent to an approved school without a further order by a court. Education authorities have...
I will convey the hon. Member's question to my light hon. Friend.
Former MP for Edinburgh West
Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election
Left the House of Commons in 1935 — unknown
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