HC Deb 26 April 1895 vol 32 c1734
MR. J. G. WEIR (Ross and Cromarty)

I beg to ask the Secretary for Scotland whether he has yet received any information as to the extent of the failure of the potato crop in the Lochbroom district of Ross-shire, and the needs of the people for a supply of seed potatoes; and, if so, will he state whether he proposes to take steps to prevent the serious distress which is certain to arise in that district?

THE LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. J. B. BALFOUR, Clackmannan and Kinross)

My right hon. Friend the Secretary for Scotland replied to this question yesterday, that he was in communication with the Local Government Board in Edinburgh on the subject, and would be in a position to reply to the hon. Member for Perth who has a similar question on Monday.