Results 181–200 of 1239 for speaker:Lady Grant of Monymusk

Orders of the Day — EDUCATION BILL [Lords] (1 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (Lady Tweedsmuir) indicated dissent.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Building (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The total value of school building work under construction at 31st May, 1964, the latest date for which information is available, was £44·illion, the highest figure so far achieved.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Building (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Yes, Sir.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Building (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The question referred to school building.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Building (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: My right hon. Friend has accepted a recommendation of the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Working Party that the general grant distribution formula which has applied since 1959 should continue unaltered until the review of local government finance which is now in progress has been completed. The Working Party rejected the suggestion that special financial provision for school building...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Building (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: In areas which have either overspill or growth areas or new towns, account is taken of the extra needs in the investment authorisation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Building (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: As the Working Party specifically recommended against any change until after the Local Government Review, I cannot give the hon. Gentleman that assurance.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Building (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The major local authority associations were represented on the Working Party. I said in answer to an earlier Question that the present amount of school building under construction in Scotland is a record.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Pupils (Age Groups) (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: On 15th January, 1964, there were 66,000 pupils at public and grant-aided schools in Scotland aged 15 and over. Of these, 12,400 were 17 and over.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Pupils (Age Groups) (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: There are twice as many pupils aged 15 and over in Scottish schools as there were 10 years ago, and the proportions in each age group have doubled.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Pupils (Age Groups) (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I quite agree with the right hon. Gentleman, and I hope that the Press will take note of his comment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: School Pupils (Age Groups) (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I quite agree; that is why we have decided to raise the school-leaving age in 1970–71.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Succession (Scotland) Act (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I would refer my hon. Friend to the Reply my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member for Edinburgh, Leith (Mr. Hoy) on 17th June.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Succession (Scotland) Act (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Yes, Sir. However carefully the Act has been framed, it cannot be anything but a substitute for the making of a will, and I hope that everyone will note how important it is to make a will.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Succession (Scotland) Act (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The fact remains that it was this Government that got the Bill on the Statute Book.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The necessary preparatory work is now well advanced and it is hoped to start operating the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme in the autumn.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Yes, Sir.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I indeed said that I hoped that it would be possible to bring the scheme into operation in the financial year 1963–64, but all those concerned are working very hard on the preparatory work and it should be ready by the autumn.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: That is another question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Magistrates (Training Scheme) (24 Jun 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: As my right hon. Friend stated in reply to the hon. Member for Kirkcaldy (Mr. Gourlay) on 10th June, he already encourages local arrangements for courses of lectures for justices.


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