HC Deb 17 May 1887 vol 315 c256
MR. BUCHANAN (Edinburgh, W.)

asked the Lord Advocate, Whether, considering the strong feeling evinced upon the subject in Scotland, he can inform the House what progress has been made in putting the Votes for scientific purposes in that country on a more satisfactory foundation, in accordance with the representations made by the Royal Society and other learned Bodies to the Secretary for Scotland in April last?

THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J.H. A. MACDONALD) (Edinburgh and St. Andrew's Universities)

This matter is engaging the attention of the Secretary for Scotland, who has laid it before the Lords of the Treasury, who have at present the subject under consideration.