HC Deb 20 April 1891 vol 352 c907
MR. WATT (Glasgow, Camlachie)

I beg to ask the Lord Advocate whether the Secretary of State has been in communication with the Government of Canada, or other British Colonial Governments, so as to conclude the best possible arrangement of assisted emigration and land grants on behalf of the crofters of Scotland requiring to be emigrated?


The consideration of all proposals for State-aided emigration from the congested districts of 'Scotland was postponed by the Government till they had before them the Report of the Select Committee on Colonisation. That Committee has lately issued its Report, and the Government have now under consideration the recommendation which it contains.