§ MR. ANGUS SUTHERLAND (Sutherland)
asked the Secretary for Scotland, Whether arrangements have been completed for carrying out the provisions of section thirty-two of 49 and 50 Vic. c. 29, in regard to loans to fishermen in crofting parishes in the Highlands of Scotland; and, if not, whether he can state when such arrangements are likely to be completed?
§ THE SECRETARY FOR SCOTLAND (Mr. A. J. BALFOUR) (Manchester, E.)
Sir, an Order in Council will be required to bring into operation the Sea Fishing Boats (Scotland) Act, 1886, which Act must be read along with the Crofters Act referred to by the hon. Member, and the terms of that Order are at present under consideration.