HC Deb 06 June 1907 vol 175 c859

I beg to ask the Secretary for Scotland whether he is aware that Mr. William Mackenzie, of Buck, Tarradale, Ross-shire, although not in arrear with his rent, is now, at the termination of his lease, being summarily evicted by Mrs. Mary Fraser, Carna. chlarsair, Muir of Ord; and will he take steps to introduce provisions in the Small Landholders (Scotland) Bill to protect crofter leaseholders from eviction pending the consideration of the Bill.

MR. J. A. PEASE (Essex, Saffron Walden)

My right hon. friend has asked me to reply. He has no information in regard to this case other than that now furnished by my hon. friend's Question. He regrets to say that it is not possible to provide protection for such cases in the Small Landholders (Scotland) Bill.


I am very sorry to hear that.