HC Deb 08 September 1887 vol 320 cc1671-2

asked the First Lord of the Treasury, If he can give any hopes that the Local Taxation Returns of Scotland will no longer be kept hack by the Secretary- for Scotland?

THE FIRST LORD (Mr. W. H. SMITH) (Strand, Westminster)

The Local Taxation Returns of Scotland for the past year, as the hon. and gallant Member has already been informed, are being pushed forward as rapidly as the limited staff at the disposal of the Secretary for Scotland will permit.