§ MR TENNANT (Berwickshire)
To ask the Secretary for Scotland how many sets of by-laws under the Employment of Children Act, 1903, have been sent to him for confirmation; what local authorities have sent these by-laws, and in how many, and what, cases the sanction of his Department has been given.
(Answered by Mr. A. Graham Murray.) Proposed by-laws have been received from the town councils of Ayr and Glasgow, the county council of Dumfries, and the school boards of Greenock, Ayr, Glasgow, Stirling, Paisley, Perth, Annan, Govan Parish, Gourock, Leith, Peebles, Crieff, Blantyre Parish, Ardrossan. The proposed by-laws have been or are being locally advertised, and are now under consideration in connection with objections submitted in the respective cases. No by-laws have as yet been sanctioned.