§ MR. WEIR
I beg to ask the Secretary for Scotland whether he is aware that there are a very large number of crofters in the Highlands who suffer great hardship through holding their crofts under lease; and whether the Government see their way to introduce a measure this Session which will bring leaseholders under the provisions of "The Crofter Act, 1886"?
§ THE SECRETARY FOR SCOTLAND (Sir G. TREVELYAN,) Glasgow, Bridgeton
Yes, Sir; I am aware that there are Highland leaseholders who ought to be in as good a position as the Irish leaseholders. There is a Bill before the House to place them in that position, which the Government will support if it comes on.